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Complete Heart Block and Echocardiographic Abnormalities Caused by Pyrotechnic Chest Trauma

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Apical 4-chamber view at presentation demonstrating paradoxical ventricular septalmovement and flailing of the tricuspid leaflets (AVI 5846 kb)

Parasternal long-axis at presentation (taken low on the chest to avoid painful chestcontusion) demonstrating paradoxical ventricular septal movement and an echobright ventricularseptum suggestive of edema 2 (AVI 4796 kb)

Apical 4-chamber view three days following injury demonstrating return of normalventricular septal and tricuspid leaflet movement (AVI 3640 kb)

Apical 4-chamber view at presentation demonstrating paradoxical ventricular septalmovement and flailing of the tricuspid leaflets (AVI 5846 kb)

Parasternal long-axis at presentation (taken low on the chest to avoid painful chestcontusion) demonstrating paradoxical ventricular septal movement and an echobright ventricularseptum suggestive of edema 2 (AVI 4796 kb)

Apical 4-chamber view three days following injury demonstrating return of normalventricular septal and tricuspid leaflet movement (AVI 3640 kb)

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Hebson, C., Mahle, W., Mao, C. et al. Complete Heart Block and Echocardiographic Abnormalities Caused by Pyrotechnic Chest Trauma. Pediatr Cardiol 31, 572–573 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00246-010-9654-4

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Keywords

  • Brain Natriuretic Peptide
  • Complete Heart Block
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Blunt Chest Trauma
  • Ventricular Free Wall