Seat belt injury to the female breast: review and discussion of its surgical management.

@article{Paddle2010SeatBI,
  title={Seat belt injury to the female breast: review and discussion of its surgical management.},
  author={Alenka M Paddle and Wayne A. Morrison},
  journal={ANZ journal of surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={80 1-2},
  pages={71-4}
}
With the use of the three-point lap-diagonal seat belt restraint, there has been a reduction in the number of deaths caused by automobile trauma. However, a new pattern of injury has emerged, the 'seat-belt syndrome', which comprises a constellation of injuries including soft tissue injury to the breast. Given that seat belt legislation is becoming more widespread, it is likely that the incidence and reporting of these injuries will become more common. In this paper, we provide an overview of… CONTINUE READING