Chest Trauma Rib fractures & Flail Chest. Chest wall injury is a extremely common following blunt trauma. Close this window to return to IVIS www.ivis.org Proceedings of the 34th World Small Animal Veterinary Congress WSAVA 2009 So Paulo, Brazil - 2009 A laceration is an injury that results in an irregular break in the skin, more commonly referred to as a cut, but defined as a torn and ragged wound. Mechanical Disruption of Chest Wall. Paradoxical breathing may also be related to trauma, such as a motor vehicle accident. Prominent Costal Cartilage. Normal variations in chest wall anatomy, such as prominent costal cartilage, are a common source of concern if not correctly identified. Flail Chest. Flail chest is relatively uncommon in children. It occurs when a segment of the chest wall is destabilized when several adjacent ribs are fractured. Flail chest is a life-threatening medical condition that occurs when a segment of the rib cage breaks due to trauma and becomes detached from the rest of the chest Severe blunt injury to the chest continues to be one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality in both young and old trauma victims. Flail Chest. A flail chest occurs when a segment of the thoracic cage is separated from the rest of the chest wall. Flail chest occurs when a section of rib cage has broken away from the rest of the ribs. Flail Chest A flail chest occurs when 2 or more adjacent ribs are fractured at two or more places, creating a free moving segment of chest wall. Flail chest occurs when a portion of the rib cage is separated from the rest of the chest wall, frequently due to severe blunt trauma. Flail chest or segment occurs when three or more contiguous ribs are fractured in two or more places. It typically occurs after high impact trauma. Flail chest is a condition that occurs after blunt chest wall trauma. A flail chest occurs when a number of ribs in the same area are broken so that part of the chest is floating free. Flail chest injury. 3 or more ribs fractured at 2 or more places on the rib shaft ... Sucking Chest wound. Occurs when wall defect 2/3 size of trachea diameter; Flail chest occurs when a portion of the rib cage is separated from the rest of the chest wall, frequently due to severe blunt trauma. Flail chest occurs when a portion of the rib cage is separated from the rest of the chest wall, frequently due to severe blunt trauma. Flail Chest and Pulmonary Contusion ... Flail chest in adults usually occurs following a signicant blunt trauma or crushing injury to the chest. In the pediatric Flail chest is usually associated with significant pulmonary contusion, and the contusion, ... pulmonary contusion occurs in about 17%. Flail chest is an injury that occurs typically following a blunt trauma to the chest. Flail Chest - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation (.ppt / .pptx), PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or view presentation slides online. Flail chest or segment occurs when three or more contiguous ribs are fractured in two or more places. It typically occurs after high impact trauma.