Modality: X-ray (Lateral)

- “ There are varying (and somewhat controversial) indications for internal fixation of rib fractures but commonly include 1:  flail segment with res...”

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  • Flail chest - “ Flail chest or flail thoracic segment occurs when three or more contiguous ribs are fractured in two or more places. Clinically, a segment of only...”
  • Medical devices in the thorax - “ Medical devices in the thorax are regularly observed by radiologists when reviewing radiographs and CTs. Extrathoracic devices tubing, clamps, s...”
  • Rib fractures - “ Rib fractures are a common consequence of trauma and can cause life-threatening complications. Pathology The 4th-10th ribs are the most commonly...”

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