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Ununited Bilateral Fatigue Fractures of the First Ribs: A CASE REPORT AND REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE.

FREIBERGER, ROBERT H.; MAYER, VICTOR
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume: April 1964
Case Report

A case of bilateral acquired pseudarthrosis of the first rib, the result of bilateral fatigue fractures, is presented. This patient complained of a 'sticking' pain in the left scapular region. No symptoms were present on the right. The literature on this subject with particular reference to the origin of the defect-congenital or acquired-is reviewed.

Copyright 1964 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated

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