Sunday, November 19, 2017

Colar sign

Q: 24 year old male is admitted via ED to trauma-ICU after motor vehicle accident. Radiology called to inform you that patient has collar sign. What is collar sign?

Answer: The collar sign is also called the hourglass sign. It is mostly present in diaphragmatic rupture. It is due to a waist-like or collar-like appearance of herniated organs at the level of the diaphragm.

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