Atraumatic First Rib Fracture
- Publisher: Derman Medical Publishing
Journal of Clinical and Analytical Medicine
(issn: 1309-0720, eissn: 1309-2014)
Pain | R | First Rib Fracture | Atraumatic | Medicine
mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal system | musculoskeletal diseases
Rib fractures are usually seen after a trauma, while atraumatic spontaneous rib fractures are quite rare. A first rib fracture identified in our 17 years old female patient who had not a history of trauma except lifting a heavy weight was examined in details in terms of the potential complications and followed-up for a long time. We presented our experience on this case with atraumatic first rib fracture that has different views for the etiology in light of the literature.