Liver laceration due to knife stabbing

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

Presentation

Stabbed in the line of duty.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Pathway of knife injury is seen extending from near the midline just below the costal margin / sternum into left lobe of liver. Large associated upper abdominal haemorperitoneum but no active contrast extravasation seen. 

Case Discussion

Stabbing related liver laceration and hemoperitoneum.

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Case information

rID: 32301
Published: 23rd Nov 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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