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Sternal wire dehiscence

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Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Sternal wire dehiscence

History: 60 yo WM s/p CABG now with oozing and "squishy" feeling along the mid-chest.

Findings: Image 1:first post-op with wires intact. Image 2:inferior most wire is displaced Image 3:further wire migration and mid-sternal stripe.

Ddx: none

Dxhow: At surgical "redo".

No MeSH data available.


Inferior most sternal wire shows displacement. No mid-sternal stripe sign is evident.
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Sternal wire dehiscence

Decker CWD - MedPix

Inferior most sternal wire shows displacement. No mid-sternal stripe sign is evident.
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MPX1944_synpic20009: Inferior most sternal wire shows displacement. No mid-sternal stripe sign is evident.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Sternal wire dehiscence

History: 60 yo WM s/p CABG now with oozing and "squishy" feeling along the mid-chest.

Findings: Image 1:first post-op with wires intact. Image 2:inferior most wire is displaced Image 3:further wire migration and mid-sternal stripe.

Ddx: none

Dxhow: At surgical "redo".

No MeSH data available.