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Traumatic diaphragmatic rupture: a diagnostic challenge in the emergency department
  1. Wei-Jing Lee,
  2. Ying-Sheng Lee
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Yung-Kang City, Tainan, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr Yiing-Sheng Lee
 Department of Emergency Medicine, Chi-Mei, Medical Center, 901 Chung-Hwa Road, Yung-Kang City, Tainan 710, Taiwan; saab931103{at}yahoo.com.tw

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A 24-year-old man presented to the emergency department after falling down from the fourth floor of a building on a construction site. Upon arrival he was alert, but dyspnoeic. The breath sounds over the left side of the chest were decreased. A …

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