[Kirschner wire migration in the contralateral lung after osteosynthesis of a clavicular fracture].


A 59-year-old patient was admitted complaining breathing-dependent pain in the lower right chest and increasing dyspnoea. Diminished breath sounds in the right lung and dullness in the lower right chest were found. Chest x-ray and complementary CT scan showed an intrapulmonary Kirschner wire and a large haematothorax but no pneumothorax. At 6 weeks before… (More)