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KK Poh, HC Tan, BL Chia, YT Lim
Correspondence: Dr Poh Kian Keong, email@example.com
A young man with blunt chest trauma presented acutely in shock as a result of cardiac rupture causing acute bloody tamponade. We discuss the clinical presentation, the importance of rapid and accurate diagnosis and management of such cases.
Keywords: cardiac rupture, tamponade, blunt cardiac trauma
Singapore Med J 2002; 43(8): 423-425