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marked tissue damage, especially when produced by physical injury

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Patients who have undergone blunt cardiac trauma present somewhat of a diagnostic dilemma.
Objective evaluation of blunt cardiac trauma. Journal Trauma 1986; 26: 510-520.
A meta-analysis of blunt cardiac trauma: ending myocardial confusion.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (USA) reports approximately 30,000 patients with blunt cardiac trauma per year (4).
Blunt cardiac trauma may lead to contused myocardium (showing muscle necrosis, edema, and hemorrhage), complex arrhythmia, cardiac rupture, coronary artery laceration, pericardial laceration, shock, and sudden death (4,24).