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.
Ann. R. Coll. Surg. Engl. 1996; 78: 325-326
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Accepted: September 28, 1999
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