Bicycle accident against a fence. Performed extended focused assessment with sonography for trauma (EFAST) an hour after the accident.
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Evidence of free fluid into Morrison's pouch and perisplenic space. Evidence of ipoechoic fluid into right rectovescical pouch in keeping with clotting haematoma
At laparotomy was confirmed diagnosis of hemoperitoneum by celiac trunk arterial injury.
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