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From 1953 – 1955, this image depicted a hospitalized patient who had experienced a traumatic fall down a flight of stairs, which had resulted in a fractured rib, and a subsequent leakage of air into the subcutaneous tissues of the head and neck, known as crepitation, or subcutaneous emphysema.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ K. Mae Lennon, Tulane Medical School; Clement Benjamin
Creation Date: 1955
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.