Emerg Med J doi:10.1136/emermed-2011-200458
  • Images in emergency medicine

Surprising thoracic tumour mass

  1. Dagmar Führer1,2
  1. 1Department of Medicine, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  2. 2Division of Endocrinology and Nephrology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  3. 3Division of Cardiology, Leipzig Heart Centre, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  4. 4Department of Radiology, University of Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Professor Dagmar Führer, Division of Endocrinology & Metabolism, Department of Medicine and Division of Laboratory Research, University Hospital Essen, Hufelandstr. 55 D-45147 Essen, Germany; dagmar.fuehrer{at}
  1. Contributors AT and SP were in charge of the clinical care on the ward and wrote the manuscript. MSe was the radiologist responsible for imaging. MSt and DF were the supervisors of the patient management and reviewed the manuscript critically.

  • Accepted 6 July 2011
  • Published Online First 19 August 2011

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Among patients with minor TBI (GCS 13-15) getting CT scans ≥ 24 hours after injury, what proportion have a traumatic finding?


0.5% - 43% response rate
3% - 41% response rate
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