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Multitrauma with high grade liver laceration

Case contributed by Dr George Harisis


Workplace crush injury.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Male


  • right 1st-9th rib fractures with a flail segment between the 2-8th ribs. Small right hemopneumothorax
  • multiple right pulmonary contusions
  • non-displaced left 1st chondral cartilage fracture
  • non-displaced sternal body fracture


  • grade 5 liver laceration extending around the right hepatic vein. No active contrast extravasation
  • large volume hemoperitoneum
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Case information

rID: 83257
Published: 18th Oct 2020
Last edited: 18th Oct 2020
System: Trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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