CT of blunt chest trauma in children

@article{Manson1993CTOB,
  title={CT of blunt chest trauma in children},
  author={Dr. D. Manson and Paul S. Babyn and Steven B Palder and Kerry S. Bergman},
  journal={Pediatric Radiology},
  year={1993},
  volume={23},
  pages={1-5}
}
While trauma is still the leading cause of death in the pediatric age range, it is surprising how little the CT appearances of pediatric chest injury have been investigated in the literature. We have reviewed the CT findings of blunt chest trauma in 44 children for whom chest CT examinations were requested to investigate the extent of intrathoracic injury. We noted a propensity for pulmonary contusions to be located posteriorly or posteromedially, and for them to be anatomically nonsegmental… CONTINUE READING
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