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Significant pneumothorax complicating a fractured clavicle.
  1. R J Williams
  1. Department of Orthopaedics, Central Middlesex Hospital, London, UK.


    Pneumothorax has been described as a complication of a fractured clavicle only three times. It is an important and potentially serious complication. This case report describes a fractured clavicle complicated by a significant pneumothorax which required chest drain insertion.

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