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Disease Flail Chest

Name Flail Chest
Synonyms Chest, Flail | Chest, Stove-in | Stove in Chest | Stove-in Chest
Definition A complication of multiple rib fractures, rib and sternum fractures, or thoracic surgery. A portion of the chest wall becomes isolated from the thoracic cage and exhibits paradoxical respiration.
Categories Wounds and injuries
MeSH® ID D005409

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DiseasesWounds and Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Thoracic Injuries Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Flail Chest

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