flail chest


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flail chest

n. tórax inestable, condición de la pared del tórax causada por la fractura múltiple de costillas.
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Fracture of multiple ribs in more than one location can lead to flail chest or other associated thoracic injuries significantly compromising respiratory function.
Contract awarded for Inputs Instrumental Flail Chest
Patient did not have flail chest or paradoxical movement or disturbance in carrying out his routine activities.
Flail chest, minor subcutaneus emphysema, tachycardia, and tachypnea were revealed on thoracic physical examination.
Sullivan said she is upset and angry that Bella, her body punctured by several bite wounds, suffered and died from a collapsed lung, flail chest and pneumothorax all found during a necropsy.
Mortality occurred mainly due to flail chest 20 (36%), and lung contusions 6 (10.
He concluded the cause of death to be an unstable flail chest and acute cardiac arrest.
A flail chest occurs when three or more adjacent segmental rib fractures or five or more contiguous single fractures are present.
Extrapulmonary thoracic disease such as flail chest or severe kyphoscoliosis.