Subtle sacral fracture with trace pre-sacral hemorrhage

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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Motorbike accident

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Male

Subtle sacral fracture with trace pre-sacral hemorrhage

Case Discussion

Identification of hemorrhage within the pre-sacral fat on trauma CT can be helpful in alerting the reader to the presence of a sacral or pelvic fracture which may otherwise have been overlooked. 

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Case information

rID: 45486
Published: 27th May 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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