A 35-year-old woman was involved in a motor vehicle collision and suffered a manubriosternal joint dislocation with posterior subluxation of the manubrium. She underwent open reduction and internal fixation with sternal plate reconstruction. This report highlights the mechanism and management of these rare traumatic chest wall injuries.
- Chest wall trauma
- Sternal fracture
- Sternomanubrial dislocation
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Emergency Medicine
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine