Hemoperitoneum, liver laceration and adrenal hematoma

Case contributed by Andrew Dixon
Diagnosis certain


Blunt abdominal trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male

Trauma Radiology Course  Edinburgh June 11  |  Melbourne July 9  |  Video On-Demand August 1

There is a grade V liver laceration which active bleeding and a large volume hemoperitoneum. 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 hematoma. 

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 hemoperitoneum. Right adrenal hematoma

How to use cases

You can use Radiopaedia cases in a variety of ways to help you learn and teach.

Creating your own cases is easy.

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.