Haemoperitoneum, liver laceration and adrenal haematoma

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon


Blunt abdominal trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

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There is a grade V liver laceration which active bleeding and a large volume haemoperitoneum. The laceration involves the left portal vein, left hepatic vein and possibly the hepatic portion of the IVC. Leaked contrast is seen adjacent to the IVC. There is a right adrenal haematoma. 

Case Discussion

Grade V liver laceration with involvement of the left hepatic vein, left portal portal vein and possibly the IVC. Active leak of contrast pools next to the hepatic portion of the IVC. Large volume haemoperitoneum. Right adrenal haematoma

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Case information

rID: 32502
Published: 29th Nov 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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