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Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery

, 10:135

First Online: 27 October 2015Received: 10 June 2015Accepted: 19 October 2015

Abstract

A 20-year-old male presented with chest pain lasting several days. A radiologic examination revealed pleural effusion in the right hemithorax. Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery demonstrated a bleeding focus at the diaphragm caused by injury due to a costal exostosis.

KeywordsCostal exostoses Diaphragmatic injury Hemothorax  Download fulltext PDF



Author: Jeong Seob Yoon - Jong Bum Kwon - Chan Beom Park - Jong Hui Suh

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