Liver laceration in pregnancy
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Grade 4 injury of the right lobe of liver with complex lacerations primarily involving segments 5 and 6 with surrounding blood products.
Partially imaged right rib fractures and hemothorax.
Complex laceration of the liver in the setting of pregnancy. Normally CT is avoided in pregnancy due to concerns of ionizing radiation risk for the fetus, however this cases emphasizes the importance of properly evaluating traumatic injuries with CT when necessary even in pregnant patients.