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Seat Belt Sign and Injuries

Specialty:

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

Objective:

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Description:

The "seat belt sign" refers to a bruise in the distribution of a seat belt. Its presence should alert the clinician to look for several associated injuries that may not be immediately evident.

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