Haemoperitoneum

Case contributed by Dr Paul Adamoli

Presentation

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
Ultrasound

EFAST

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: 19th Sep 2015
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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