MCQ – 88856


A 56-year-old man is brought to the emergency department 30 minutes after falling from a height of 3 feet onto a sharp metal fence pole. He is unconscious. Physical examination shows a wound on the upper margin of the right clavicle in the parasternal line that is 3-cm-deep. Which of the following is the most likely result of this patient’s injury?

A. Hemothorax due to azygos vein injury


Rotator cuff tear due to supraspinatus muscle injury


Pneumothorax due to pleural injury


Trapezius muscle paresis due to spinal accessory nerve injury

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