ISSN 1301 - 0883 | E-ISSN: 1309-3886
Cough-induced rib fracture: A case report [Eastern J Med]
Eastern J Med. 2015; 20(4): 254-255

Cough-induced rib fracture: A case report

Aysel Sünnetçioğlu1, Abdussamet Batur2

Coughing is a crucial defense mechanism that prevents the entry of foreign material into the tracheobronchial tree. It is generally self-limited and uncomplicated, but complications may develop especially when the cough is violent and paroxysmal. Rib fractures are one of these complications. In this case report, we describe a cough-induced rib fracture

Keywords: Cough, rib fracture, chest pain

Aysel Sünnetçioğlu, Abdussamet Batur. Cough-induced rib fracture: A case report. Eastern J Med. 2015; 20(4): 254-255
Manuscript Language: English
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