Journal Published Online: 01 January 2001
Volume 46, Issue 1

Cardiac Rupture Following Blunt Trauma



A case of cardiac rupture following blunt trauma with no additional injuries is described. This can be a difficult diagnosis because of the presence of additional injuries and the lack of clinical symptoms. Here, there was a rupture of the pericardium, all chambers of the heart and the thoracic aorta.

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Durak, D
Uluda University Medical Faculty, Görükle, Bursa, Turkey
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Stock #: JFS14931J
ISSN: 0022-1198
DOI: 10.1520/JFS14931J