Hemoperitoneum, liver laceration and adrenal hematoma

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 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

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Case information

rID: 32502
Published: 29th Nov 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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