Splenic injury

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Road traffic accident - 1 day . C/o pain left lower chest wall region.

Patient Data

Age: about 20 - 25 yrs
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

Breach in splenic capsule at lower pole.

Avascular echogenic area in interpolar region - Contusion.

Haemoperitoneum.

Fracture of left sided ribs.

Case Discussion

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Case information

rID: 21382
Case created: 19th Jan 2013
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
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