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Featured Article: Haemothorax
Haemothorax is a collection of blood in the pleural space and may be caused by blunt or penetrating trauma. Most haemothoraces are the result of rib fractures, lung parenchymal and minor venous injuries, and as such are self-limiting. Less commonly there is an arterial injury, which is more likely to require surgical repair.
Featured Case Study: Bilateral lower extremity gunshot wound with arterial and venous injury
20 years old man after civilian gunshot wound, arrived in our emergency department with profound shock and ongoing bleeding from gunshot wounds to both thighs.