Case report| Volume 31, ISSUE 3, P202-203, April 2000

Massive haemothorax following thoracic vertebral fracture

      Haemothorax is common in major trauma. Most frequently this results from pulmonary parenchymal laceration or damage to the chest wall vessels and occasionally from a ruptured aorta or pulmonary artery. We present a rare cause due solely to a fractured thoracic vertebra [
      • Parry G.W.
      • Morgan W.E.
      • Salama F.D.
      Management of haemothorax.
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