Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2020 , Vol 11, Issue 1
Management of Cough-İnduced Rib Fracture At Term Pregnancy: a Case Report
Harika Bodur Öztürk1,Veysel Balcı2,Tayfun Bağış1
1Acıbadem Hospital, Altunizade, Departmet of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul, Turkey
2Acıbadem Hospital, Altunizade, Department of Emerceny Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.31067/0.2020.258 Spontaneous rib fracture in pregnant women is a rare entity. It is generally occurs after a coughing episode. The main symptom is acute developed persistent pain. Chest radiography is generally sufficient for precise diagnosis. In this article, we present the management of a pregnant woman in the third trimester with cough related rib fracture. Keywords : Chest pain, rib fracture, pregnancy