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Trachea rupture lesion in children: the two extremes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19126971     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Neck trauma in childhood resulting in trachea rupture lesions is an extremely rare but always life-threatening injury. Even if initial clinical signs are minimal, significant airway compromise always has to be considered. Mechanisms of accident and etiologies regarding especially the true impact forces of the trauma are various making standardized emergency management and health care difficult. Two opposite and exceptional case reports are presented and discussed in front of an extended literature overview.
A Fette
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Technology and health care : official journal of the European Society for Engineering and Medicine     Volume:  16     ISSN:  0928-7329     ISO Abbreviation:  Technol Health Care     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-07     Completed Date:  2009-03-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9314590     Medline TA:  Technol Health Care     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  319-29     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital Lucerne, Lucerne, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Neck Injuries* / pathology,  surgery
Subcutaneous Emphysema / etiology,  pathology,  surgery
Trachea / injuries*,  surgery
Wounds, Nonpenetrating*

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