Dealayed presentation of flail chest with pneumothorax and paradoxical respiration in a trauma patient: Case report
Author(s): Dr. Santhi, Dr. Maheshwar and Dr. Shanmugam
Abstract: We report a case of 48 years male who presented with Chest Injury in Emergency causality Department. Chest X-ray showed fracture 2nd to 5th rib on right side. Treated conservatively. 2 days later he developed paradoxical Respiration with breathing difficulty. Chest x-ray taken showed Right Side Pheumothorax. Right side intercostal Tube drainage done under local anaesthesia.
Dr. Santhi, Dr. Maheshwar, Dr. Shanmugam. Dealayed presentation of flail chest with pneumothorax and paradoxical respiration in a trauma patient: Case report. Int J Surg Sci 2021;5(2):96-97. DOI: https://doi.org/10.33545/surgery.2021.v5.i2b.669