Tag Thoracic trauma

Scapular Fractures

Scapular Fracture
We are well aware that children seem like to test Gravity daily and that some days Gravity wins! This leads to numerous injuries and fractures (ex, Supracondylar, Hand, Finger, Face, Toddler’s). Unfortunately, pediatric trauma involves more than just Gravity (ex,…

Commotio Cordis

Thoracic trauma is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality in children.  We have already discussed the most common conditions associated with pediatric thoracic trauma (Pulmonary Contusion and Pneumothorax). We have also covered some procedural strategies for managing the child…