Case 22

  • Rita Joarder
  • Neil Crundwell


A 38-year-old man is brought to A/E following a Road Traffic Accident. He complained initially of leg and abdominal pain. A CXR was performed as part of the routine initial trauma assessment (Image 1).


Abdominal Pain White Arrow Black Arrow Radiographic Finding Intercostal Space 
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Further Reading

  1. Ho M and Gutierrez F (2009) Chest Radiography in Thoracic Polytrauma. AJR; 192:599–612PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rita Joarder
    • 1
  • Neil Crundwell
    • 1
  1. 1.Conquest HospitalEast SussexUK

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