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A woman broke a rib during a coughing fit


66-year-old American complained to the doctors for a persistent cough and severe pain in the chest.

At first, the doctors referred to a respiratory infection, however, the disease each day progressed.

During overhaul one of the doctors noticed on the side of women big bruise between the chest and the hip joint. The patient was sent for an MRI that revealed a fracture of the ninth right rib with offset.

It is reported that the fracture occurred due to severe choking and coughing.

The woman underwent surgery and underwent a course of antibiotic therapy. Now the patient is completely healthy.

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