A case of broken heart from blunt trauma.


A young man with blunt chest trauma presented acutely in shock as a result of cardiac rupture causing acute bloody tamponade. We discuss the clinical presentation, the importance of rapid and accurate diagnosis and management of such cases.

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@article{Poh2002ACO, title={A case of broken heart from blunt trauma.}, author={Kian-Keong Poh and Huay Cheem Tan and Boon Lock Chia and Y Teng Lim}, journal={Singapore medical journal}, year={2002}, volume={43 8}, pages={423-5} }