Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
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
© Copyright 2006 Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine.
Case Report - Isolated duodenal rupture due to blunt abdominal trauma|
Celik Atilla, Altinli Ediz, Onur Ender, Sumer Aziz, Koksal Neset
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.
Blunt duodenal injury, duodenal trauma, blunt abdominal trauma.
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