Rebar Impalement Trauma in A Construction Worker: A Case Report and Literature Review
Iranian Journal of Emergency Medicine,
Vol. 10 No. 1 (2023),
30 November 2022
Coincident impalement trauma to the neck and chest is infrequent but life-threatening. Our case was a 35-year-old man, who presented with rebar penetration injury to the neck and mediastinal area. He was conscious and his vital signs were stable. After initial imaging, the patient was transferred to the operation room for explorative surgery; however, as the rebar was loos in its site, we simply pulled out the rod. The patient developed acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) during their administration and was eventually discharged without further complications and comorbidities.
- Mediastinal Penetrating Trauma
- Penetrating Neck Trauma
- Penetrating Trauma
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