KEYWORDS: Assault, Blunt trauma
, Injuries, Medico legal cases, Road Traffic Accidents.
Management of diaphragmatic rupture from blunt trauma
Clinical Evaluation Results Both Blunt and Penetrating of Abdominal Trauma Patients Blunt trauma
Penetrating (n=172) trauma (n=76) Number Percent Number Percent Breathing Self breathing 152 88.
Some authors advocate conservative, expectant management of perforations < 2 cm if the risk of superinfection is considered low, such as with blunt trauma
3) isolated anterior lens capsule tear secondary to blunt trauma
probably occurs as a result of the rapid focal indentation of the cornea onto the lens (coup injury) or a rebound effect secondary to the trauma in which the vitreous applies high pressure to the lens (countrecoup injury).
Caption: Figure 1: Fractured rib sign in a 59-year-old man after blunt trauma
In conclusion, although it is a rare condition, diaphragmatic rupture and kidney herniation should remain a part of the differential diagnosis when a mass is seen in posterior mediastinum on the CT scan after blunt trauma
Evaluation of amylase and lipase levels in blunt trauma
In this study, we present the case of a 35-year-old male patient with full-thickness isolated ileal perforation after a blunt trauma
who was diagnosed and treated in a delayed fashion.
Here, we present an isolated hyoid bone fracture caused by blunt trauma
as well as a detailed discussion of the injury and treatment options.
Comment: This study should reassure parents that a headache as the only symptom after minor blunt trauma
to a child's head doesn't mean the child has a serious injury.
The overall incidence of diaphragmatic injuries in patients sustaining blunt trauma
ranges between 1-8%/ with around 90% cases secondary to motor vehicle accidents.