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What is the definition or description of: chest trauma?

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Dr. Joseph Sucher answered

Specializes in Trauma Surgery

Any injury to chest wall, lung , heart or other structures in the chest, apart from the spine itself. This may result from blunt force, blast injury, penetrating injury or sudden and massive accelerating / decelerating forces.

Answered Dec 9, 2013

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