Traumatic renal and splenic injury

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Pedestrian knocked down after being hit by a car at approximately 30 mph.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Polytrauma CT on admission

Severe left sided injury with renal hypoperfusion, splenic laceration, haematoma and haemoperitoneum.

Case Discussion

Pedestrian-vs-car RTC with severe left sided injuries. No radiological intervention was available at this small district general hospital and patient required surgery to stabilise her condition. 

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Case information

rID: 14813
Published: 29th Aug 2011
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: trauma
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