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Imaging Findings Suspicious for a Thoracic Great Vessel Injury

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Cardiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Certain findings on chest X-rays or other imaging studies should raise the suspicion that the patient may have an injury involving a great vessel within the thorax. This can help identify those patients in whom more specific diagnostic studies are indicated.

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