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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ARSENAL have been hit with an injury blow on the eve of the new Premier League season after manager Arsene Wenger revealed Alexis Sanchez is out with an abdominal injury.
K], Aug 9 (ANI): Star striker Alexis Sanchez has been ruled out of the start of Arsenal's Premier League campaign due to an abdominal injury.
An abdominal injury forced Konta to pull out of the Hong Kong Tennis Open and will keep her out of Moscow this week.
To study the incidence and pattern of blunt and penetrating abdominal injury in hospitalized trauma victims.
He was suffering from multiple leg injuries and also had an abdominal injury.
Walcott had only recently returned from 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 49-year-old woman, who was a front seat passenger in the vehicle, suffered an abdominal injury.
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.
Harbhajan Singh is suffering from an abdominal injury
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.