blunt trauma

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Any injury sustained from blunt force, which may be related to MVAs/RTAs, or mishaps, falls or jumps, blows or crush injuries from animals, blunt objects or unarmed assailants

blunt trauma

Molecular Any injury sustained from blunt force, which may be related to MVAs, or mishaps, falls or jumps, blows or crush injuries from animals, blunt objects or unarmed assailants. Cf Penetrating trauma.

blunt trauma

A wound in which the surface of the skin remains intact, caused by impact or collision with a blunt object, e.g., an automobile fender.
Synonym: nonpenetrating wound
See also: trauma
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Radiological treatment of renal artery occlusion after blunt abdominal trauma in a pediatric patient: is it never too late?
The patient that we herein report was a case with an isolated chylous rupture due to blunt abdominal trauma presenting with both chylous ascites and chyloretroperitoneum without any other concomitant organ injuries.
Finally, we believe that due to very high sensitivity and negative predictive value, ultrasound can be used as a suitable tool for screening patients with blunt abdominal trauma, if performed by a radiologist experienced in the field of trauma.
Complementary roles of diagnostic peritoneal lavage and computed tomography in the evaluation of blunt abdominal trauma.
Despite the hitherto uncertain relationship between blunt abdominal trauma and acute appendicitis, consideration of this rare co-existence would result in early management and an uneventful postoperative course.
Ruess L, Sivit CJ, Eichelberger MR, et al: Blunt abdominal trauma in children: Impact of CT on operative and nonoperative management.
Elevated liver enzymes as a predictor of liver injury in stable blunt abdominal trauma patients: case report and systematic review of the literature.
Mesenteric injury following blunt abdominal trauma can be life-threatening when severe hemorrhage from disrupted mesenteric vessels or massive devascularization of the adjacent bowel segment results in perforation and peritonitis occur.
Diagnostic Value of ultrasound in Blunt Abdominal Trauma.
28-year-old man with a brain injury, contusions of the chest, 23-year-old man with a brain injury, blunt abdominal trauma, a 25-year-old man with fractured ribs injured in an accident were brought to the 4th city hospital.