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the upper part of the breastbone

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Imaging studies identified serial rib fractures on the right side: a right-sided scapular fracture and a fracture of the manubrium sterni.
I gradually changed the angle between the syringe and patient's sternum from 0 to 90 degrees, the needle being introduced behind the manubrium sterni, but without contact with its posterior surface.
Computed tomography was done with Somatom Plus S (Siemens, Erlangen, Germany), using a 10 mm slice thickness at 10 mm intervals from the manubrium sterni to the upper pole of the kidneys.
The chin to manubrium sterni distance was measured as 7 cm, occiput to wall distance as 11 cm, chest expansion as 2 cm, hand to floor distance as 4.