Case contributed by Dr Paul Adamoli


Bicycle accident against a fence. Performed extended focused assessment with sonography for trauma (EFAST) an hour after the accident.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male


Evidence of free fluid into Morrison's pouch and perisplenic space. Evidence of ipoechoic fluid into right rectovescical pouch in keeping with clotting haematoma

Case Discussion

At laparotomy was confirmed diagnosis of hemoperitoneum by celiac trunk arterial injury.

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Case information

rID: 19644
Case created: 30th Sep 2012
Last edited: 29th Aug 2017
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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