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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 65  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 110-111

Isolated open comminuted fracture of the first rib


Department of Emergency Medicine, JIPMER, India

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K P Singaravelu
Department of Emergency Medicine, JIPMER
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jpgm.JPGM_352_18

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In the emergency department, open isolated rib fractures are rarely seen. There is scarce literature related to open isolated first rib comminuted fracture. We report a 33-year-old male who presented with an isolated open first rib comminuted fracture following a road traffic accident. He did not have any neurovascular or major organ injuries and was managed successfully with conservative treatment.






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