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Case 13142

Costal cartilage fracture

Author(s)
Filipa Vieira1, Cesar Augusto Salazar2

1 Hospital de Braga, Braga, Portugal; E-mail:f_g_v@msn.com
2 CDPI, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil; E-mail: cesarza30@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 17 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Computed tomography 3D reconstrution

    There were no rib fractures, as demonstrated on this TC reconstruction.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Computed tomography
     

    TC demonstrated cortical discontinuity of the left 8th costal cartilage, involving the middle region and with displacement.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    TC demonstrated cortical discontinuity of the left 8th costal cartilage, involving the middle region and with displacement.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    TC demonstrated cortical discontinuity of the left 8th costal cartilage, involving the middle region and with displacement.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    TC demonstrated cortical discontinuity of the left 8th costal cartilage, involving the middle region and with displacement.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;

    TC demonstrated cortical discontinuity of the left 8th costal cartilage, involving the middle region and with displacement.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Trauma;
     
     
There were no rib fractures, as demonstrated on this TC reconstruction.
 
TC demonstrated cortical discontinuity of the left 8th costal cartilage, involving the middle region and with displacement.
 
TC demonstrated cortical discontinuity of the left 8th costal cartilage, involving the middle region and with displacement.
 
TC demonstrated cortical discontinuity of the left 8th costal cartilage, involving the middle region and with displacement.
 
TC demonstrated cortical discontinuity of the left 8th costal cartilage, involving the middle region and with displacement.
 
TC demonstrated cortical discontinuity of the left 8th costal cartilage, involving the middle region and with displacement.
 
 
 
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