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Flail Chest on Physical Exam

Flail chest occurs when 3 or more ribs are broken in at least 2 places causing paradoxical motion of a chest wall segment.



Video by Dr. Luciano Trombini via Dr. Germano Maranduba @ge_maranduba



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Dr. Priyanka Teckchandani
@ambrosialrose
GrepMed Pulmonary and Critical Care Editor - Academic Hospitalist UC Davis Medical Center Internal Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellow UC Irvine ‘22
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