Liver and adrenal gland trauma

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Road traffic accident caused blunt abdominal trauma. CT scan abdomen & Pelvis - on day of trauma - Liver contusion and right adrenal haematoma. Referred for 48 hrs follow up by ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: about 50 yrs
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound

Enlarged right adrenal gland.  

Heterogeneous echopattern area in right lobe of liver -  contusion.

Right perinephric fluid rim. Right kidney is normal.

Minimal free fluid in pelvis.

Case Discussion

Findings of liver contusion, enlarged right adrenal gland - Post traumatic and mild free fluid in pelvis.

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Case Information

rID: 28538
Case created: 29th Mar 2014
Last edited: 15th Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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