Isolated Cervical Rib Fracture

Kamath, Ganesh S and Borkar, Shirish and Chauhan, Aman and Bedjirgi, Chidanand and Kashyap, Nitin and Warrier, Raj (2010) Isolated Cervical Rib Fracture. Annals of Thoracic Surgery, 89 (6). e41-2.

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Abstract

Isolated fracture of a cervical rib is a very rare entity. Cervical rib fracture due to heavy backpack usage is a new occupational hazard for students. Cervical rib fracture usually presents as a painless swelling or as thoracic outlet syndrome. We report two patients with cervical rib fractures, one of them secondary to backpack usage, and review the available literature.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery
Medicine > KMC Manipal > Paediatrics
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2013 10:02
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2013 10:33
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/137850

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