Hepatic laceration from blunt trauma

Case contributed by Dr John Camatsos

Presentation

35 year-old male comes to the ER with a knife wound of the abdomen. Abdominal ultrasound was performed within 30 min. of patient's arrival to hospital.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Ultrasound showed a hyperechoic region with a hypoechoic rim, representing a hepatic laceration with a hematoma with surrounding blood

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Case information

rID: 15717
Case created: 2nd Nov 2011
Last edited: 21st Jul 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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