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Case 543

Blunt traumatic sternal and chondrosternal fractures

Author(s)
M. Wintermark, P. Schnyder
 
Patient
male, 64 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Blunt traumatic sternal and chondrosternal fractures as part of a seatbelt syndrome
     

    Spiral CT section (3-mm) depicts fractures of the calcified first rib cartilages (white arrows) (From Wintermark M, Schnyder P (2000) Trauma of the chest wall. In Schnyder P, Wintermark M. Radiology of blunt trauma of...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Blunt traumatic sternal and chondrosternal fractures as part of a seatbelt syndrome;

    Spiral CT section (3-mm) displays a comminutive fracture of the sternal body (black arrow), which is responsible for an anterior hemomediastinum (From Wintermark M, Schnyder P (2000) Trauma of the chest wall. In...

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Blunt traumatic sternal and chondrosternal fractures as part of a seatbelt syndrome;
     
     
Spiral CT section (3-mm) depicts fractures of the calcified first rib cartilages (white arrows) (From Wintermark M, Schnyder P (2000) Trauma of the chest wall. In Schnyder P, Wintermark M. Radiology of blunt trauma of the chest. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York, pp 9-27)
 
Spiral CT section (3-mm) displays a comminutive fracture of the sternal body (black arrow), which is responsible for an anterior hemomediastinum (From Wintermark M, Schnyder P (2000) Trauma of the chest wall. In Schnyder P, Wintermark M. Radiology of blunt trauma of the chest. Springer, Berlin Heidelberg New York, pp 9-27)
 
 
 
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