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Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN: 0972-5229
EISSN: 1998-359x
Vol. 10, No. 1, 2006, pp. 44-46
Bioline Code: cm06008
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
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Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2006, pp. 44-46

 en Case Report - Isolated duodenal rupture due to blunt abdominal trauma
Celik Atilla, Altinli Ediz, Onur Ender, Sumer Aziz, Koksal Neset

Abstract

Duodenal rupture following blunt abdominal trauma is rare and it usually seen with other abdominal organ injuries. It represents approximately 2% to 20% of patients with blunt abdominal injury and often occurs after blows to the upper abdomen, or abdominal compression from high-riding seat belts. Two cases of blunt duodenal rupture successfully treated surgically, are presented with their preoperative diagnosis and final out comes.

Keywords
Blunt duodenal injury, duodenal trauma, blunt abdominal trauma.

 
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