Cough fracture


Cough fracture, Rib Fracture due to Cough

  • See Also
  1. Chest Pain Approach
  • Pathophysiology
  1. Fatigue Fracture of lower ribs from repeated coughing
  • Symptoms
  1. Pleuritic Chest Pain
    1. Accentuated by respiratory movements
  • Signs
  1. Apply pressure on remote segment of the rib
    1. Causes Fracture site pain
  • Differential Diagnosis
  1. Often normal despite Fracture