System: Chest
Modality: CT (lung window)

- “ These appearances are typical of barotrauma i.e. rapid deceleration force due to impact with the deployed airbags. They have worked to prevent fra...”

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  • Pulmonary laceration - “ Pulmonary lacerations result from frank laceration of lung parenchyma secondary to trauma. There is almost always concurrent contusion. Epidemiol...”

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