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Flail chest

Introduction: Flail chest

Description of Flail chest

Flail chest (medical condition): The separation of a portion of the rib cage from the rest of...more »

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Flail chest: 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.
Source: Diseases Database

Flail chest: 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.
Source: MeSH 2007

Flail chest: Related Topics

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Flail chest as a Disease

Flail chest (medical condition): See Flail Chest (disease information).
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Flail chest: Related Diseases

Flail chest: Flail chest is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

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Flail chest as a Symptom

Flail chest (symptom): abnormal movement of a portion of the chest wall...more »

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  • Stove-in Chest

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Flail chest

Source - MeSH 2007

Hierarchical classifications of Flail chest

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