Case Report: Multiple Rib Fracture With Surgical Emphysema At 34 Weeks Gestation
AbstractA case of multiple rib fracture with surgical emphysema following a raod traffic accident at 34 weeks gestation is presented. She had spontaneous vertex delivery at 41 weeks gestation with good feto – maternal outcome. This is a case of severe injuries to the maternal trunk in which the uterus and / or the fetus were not affected.
Key words: Multiple rib fracture, surgical emphysema, road traffic accident, spontaneous vertex delivery, episiotomy.
Highland Medical Research Journal Vol.2(1) 2004: 79-80