Belgian Journal of Paediatrics
Birth-related neonatal rib fracture: a case report
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Keywords

rib fracture
birth injury
neonate
case report

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Van den Sande, A., Gestels, T., Van Damme, K., & Trompenaars, A. (2023). Birth-related neonatal rib fracture: a case report. Belgian Journal of Paediatrics, 25(3), 196–197. Retrieved from http://www.belgjpaediatrics.com/index.php/bjp/article/view/226

Abstract

Rib fractures due to birth trauma are rare, other mechanisms of trauma need to be considered. We report the case of a large for gestational age newborn in the maternity ward with an isolated rib fracture due to birth trauma. Birth was complicated with shoulder dystocia after a vacuum extraction.

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