A Rare Entity: Bilateral First Rib Fractures Accompanying Bilateral Scapular Fractures

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Gulbahar, Gultekin; Kaplan, Tevfik; Turker, Hasan Bozkurt; Gundogdu, Ahmet Gokhan; Han, Serdar;
  • Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
  • Journal: Case Reports in Emergency Medicine,volume 2,015 (issn: 2090-648X, eissn: 2090-6498)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC4484554, doi: 10.1155/2015/428640
  • Subject: Case Report | Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid | RC86-88.9 | Article Subject
    mesheuropmc: musculoskeletal system | musculoskeletal diseases

First rib fractures are scarce due to their well-protected anatomic locations. Bilateral first rib fractures accompanying bilateral scapular fractures are very rare, although they may be together with scapular and clavicular fractures. According to our knowledge, no cas... View more
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