Isolated tracheal rupture caused by blunt trauma and the importance of early diagnosis: a case report.

@article{Narci2004IsolatedTR,
  title={Isolated tracheal rupture caused by blunt trauma and the importance of early diagnosis: a case report.},
  author={H{\"u}seyin Narci and Kadir G{\"u}nd{\"u}z and Mustafa Yandi},
  journal={European journal of emergency medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={217-9}
}
Tracheal rupture usually occurs after blunt traumas. Isolated tracheal rupture is an extremely rare condition. The diagnosis of isolated tracheal rupture is very important for treatment and prognosis. Physical examination and imaging techniques should be used to make the diagnosis. Lateral neck and chest X-rays are very important for early diagnosis. Other… CONTINUE READING