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Zweizeitige Milzruptur am 13. postraumatischen Tag nach initial unauffällig befundener CT-Untersuchung


Scheyerer, M J; Schoenborn, V; Andreisek, G; Wanner, G A; Werner, C M L; Simmen, H-P (2013). Zweizeitige Milzruptur am 13. postraumatischen Tag nach initial unauffällig befundener CT-Untersuchung. Der Unfallchirurg, 116(6):559-562.

Abstract

Delayed splenic injuries are rare but nevertheless well known and very dangerous complications after blunt abdominal trauma. The highest incidence is reported between four and eight days after trauma; however some cases with a latent period of weeks have been published. We present a case of delayed splenic rupture 13 days after trauma where most computed tomography (CT) examinations were interpreted as normal and present a review of the pathophysiology of delayed rupture, diagnosis and therapy.

Abstract

Delayed splenic injuries are rare but nevertheless well known and very dangerous complications after blunt abdominal trauma. The highest incidence is reported between four and eight days after trauma; however some cases with a latent period of weeks have been published. We present a case of delayed splenic rupture 13 days after trauma where most computed tomography (CT) examinations were interpreted as normal and present a review of the pathophysiology of delayed rupture, diagnosis and therapy.

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Other titles:Delayed splenic rupture 13 days post-trauma after initially inconspicuous computed tomography examination
Item Type:Journal Article, refereed, original work
Communities & Collections:04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Department of Trauma Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > University Hospital Zurich > Clinic for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
Dewey Decimal Classification:610 Medicine & health
Language:German
Date:2013
Deposited On:04 Feb 2013 14:28
Last Modified:20 Sep 2018 18:22
Publisher:Springer
ISSN:0177-5537
OA Status:Green
Publisher DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/s00113-012-2259-z
PubMed ID:22824876

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