Aortic bifurcation rupture after blunt abdominal trauma in a child: A case report
Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Abdominal; Aorta; Child; Nonpenetrating; Wounds
Blunt trauma to the abdomen resulting in aortic injury is rare in children with only a few case reports in the past 40 years. We describe the diagnosis and management of a 2-year-old boy who survived an aortic bifurcation rupture after blunt trauma. © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Blanco, F., Powell, D., Guzzetta, P., & Burd, R. (2011). Aortic bifurcation rupture after blunt abdominal trauma in a child: A case report. Journal of Pediatric Surgery, 46 (7). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.03.072