straddle lesion

straddle lesion

Emergency medicine A complex perineal injury, usually caused by a fall with a point of impact between the legs–eg, falling on a fence, with major trauma to posterior urethra, extravasation of blood and urine through Buck's fascia, often extending into the scrotum, perineum, central tensor and anterior abdominal wall under Scarpa's fascia
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