Radiology Teaching Files > Case 25261702

previously visited MULTIPLE RIB FRACTURES ON 5 M/O/CXR
Contributed by: alex maclennan, Radiologist, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley, United Kingdom.
Patient: 5 month old male
History: Suspected child abuse

Fig. 1
Findings: Multiple rib fractures: Right posterior 6-8th ribs Left posterior 5-7th ribs Left anterolateral 3-6th ribs
Diagnosis: Child abuse. No other explanation was found for the multiple fractures
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Case Number: 25261702Last Updated: 03-22-2009
Anatomy: Chest   Pathology: Trauma
Modality: Conventional RadiographAccess Level: Readable by all users

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