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J Korean Soc Traumatol. 2006 Dec;19(2):188-191. Korean. Case Report.
Choi GH , Seo JY , Ahn ME , Ahn HC , Kim SE , Cheun SH , Lee SY , Choi KM , Kim HS , Chung JB , Cho JH , Mun JB , Park CW .
Department of Emergency Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chunchon, Korea. siris94@hanmail.net
Department of Chest Surgery, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chunchon, Korea.
Department of Emergency Medicine, Cheju Halla Hospital, Cheju, Korea.
Department of Emergency Medicine, Kangwon National University College of Medicine, Chunchon, Korea.
Abstract

Tricuspid regurgitation after blunt chest trauma is rarely seen in the emergency department. A 19-year-old patient visited our emergency department with chest discomfort after collision with his brother while skiing. Recently, Skiing as a winter sports has become popular with the Korean people, so there is an increasing tendency for patients with diverse traumas associated with ski accidents to visit the emergency department. From simple abrasions or contusions to deadly injuries with unstable vital signs, we are seeing many kind of injuries in the emergency department. We present the case report of a patient with tricuspid regurgitation after a blunt chest trauma during the skiing.

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