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Features Seen on Chest Radiographs Associated with Blunt Rupture of the Diaphragm

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Certain findings on a chest radiograph may help identify a patient with blunt rupture of the diaphragm. These findings can help identify a patient who may require additional imaging studies. The authors are from the Universities of Minnesota and Texas Southwestern.

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