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The Undrainable Post-Traumatic Right Massive Haemothorax

Volume 1 - Issue 7

Anthony Adimonye*, Arthur Cotton and James Jenkins

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    • Department of Surgery, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

    *Corresponding author: Anthony Adimonye, Department of Surgery, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK; Email: anthony2407@gmail.com

Received: December 06, 2017;   Published: December 14, 2017

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000595

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Abstract

Traumatic right diaphragmatic hernias are uncommon and frequently missed. We present an interesting case of a patient initially thought to have clinical and radiological signs of a right massive haemothorax that was actually a large right diaphragmatic hernia, which was managed surgically.

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