abdominal injury

abdominal injury

damage to the abdomen and/or its contents. Can occur in sport, especially contact sports. Injury may be superficial, to the abdominal wall only, but significant trauma can damage the internal organs and lead to significant blood loss. Accumulation of blood in the abdominal cavity may be undetected, with potential fatality.
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He suffered an abdominal injury and underwent surgery in hospital.
According to Sport24, Ivanovic will next play Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro, who advanced to the quarter-finals after her opponent, Romania's Simona Halep withdrew with an abdominal injury.
He was suffering from multiple leg injuries and also had an abdominal injury.
Walcott had only recently returned from an abdominal injury.
Andre Santos will not be ready for Saturday but he is not far away with an abdominal injury.
Gareth Barry played most of the 2-2 draw as he continued his recovery from the abdominal injury which ruled him out of Euro 2012.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "Sadly one man was confirmed dead at the scene while another in his twenties had leg and pelvic injuries and a suspected abdominal injury.
It was already feared off-spinner Harbhajan was out of next week's third Test at Edgbaston because of an abdominal injury, while batsman Yuvraj was struck a painful blow on the left hand during India's defeat against their hosts at Trent Bridge.
The Ukrainian pulled out of fighting Briton Dereck Chisora on April 30 because of an abdominal injury and there were fears his fight with WBA heavyweight champion Haye would be called off.
Ladbrokes go 5-4 that Haye will beat the Ukrainian, who is struggling with an abdominal injury.
The 26-year-old was set to face the IBF and WBO champion tomorrow in Germany but the Ukrainian fighter was forced to pull out with an abdominal injury.
On the other hand, Ahly defender Ahmed Al-Sayed will miss the game as he hasn't recuperated from an abdominal injury yet.