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Motion artefact in multidetector CT in a child with severe chest injury resembling serious pathology
  1. Suheil Artul1,2,
  2. Antoine Yamini1
  1. 1Radiology Department, EMMS Hospital Nazareth, Nazareth, Israel
  2. 2Faculty of medicine, Bar Ilan University, Nazareth, Israel
  1. Correspondence to Dr Suheil Artul, Department of Radiology, EMMS Hospital Nazareth, Faculty of Medicine, Bar Ilan University, Nazareth 16100, Israel; suheilartul{at}nazhosp.com/Suheil_artul{at}hotmail.com

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A 14-year-old boy was presented to the emergency department with dyspnoea and chest pain after severe chest injury due to a fall from a high tree.

Sagittal reconstruction of multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) shows motion artefact in the manubrium of the sternum resembling severe fracture (figures 1).

Figure 1

Sagittal reconstruction of axial slices …

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