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Occult Fracture
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Horst Kelly,  Kennedy Jillian,  Zingula Shannon,  Thomas Kristen,  Larson Nicholas,  Mcdonald Jennifer,  Hull Nathan,  Binkovitz Larry

Final Pr. ID: Poster #: SCI-010

We sought to quantify the sensitivity of plain film interpretation for rib fractures in patients < 3 years of age. Acute rib fractures can be challenging to detect on plain film imaging and can have serious implications if they are attributed to child abuse. We retrospectively reviewed plain films with known rib fractures to quantify “missed” and “occult” fractures. Read More

Authors:  Horst Kelly , Kennedy Jillian , Zingula Shannon , Thomas Kristen , Larson Nicholas , Mcdonald Jennifer , Hull Nathan , Binkovitz Larry

Keywords:  rib fracture, occult fracture, missed fracture