From the case: Traumatic flail chest

X-ray

10 days after injury

Frontal
Systems: Chest
Section: Pathology
Tag: trauma
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ This case demonstrates how seemingly minor rib fractures on an initial trauma chest x-ray can actually be part of a significant flail segment when...”

Used in the following article:

  • 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...”

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