• Medicine
  • Published in La Radiologia medica 1979

[Scar cancer and rib fractures. Causality or coincidence?].

  title={[Scar cancer and rib fractures. Causality or coincidence?].},
  author={Pierre Chiarelli and Maria Carrara},
  journal={La Radiologia medica},
  volume={65 4},
On consulting our archives in order to give a casuistic contribution to the scar-cancer theory, we have met with a new datum: in 60 patients affected with a lung carcinoma, 13 of these, i.e. 21.6%, had suffered with a previous thoracic trauma with or without rib fractures.