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Online ISSN 1827-191X
Alami A. 1, Slaoui A. 2, Drissi-Kacemi A. 2, Maazouzi W. 2
1 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Ibn Rochd Hospital, Casablanca, Morocco
2 Department of Cardiovascular Surgery Ibn Sina Hospital, Rabat, Morocco
We report a case of right atrial rupture due to blunt trauma by a hoof kick to the anterior chest wall. We describe our successful management of this case. We suggest that a diagnosis of cardiac chamber rupture should be considered in all cases of blunt thoracic trauma.