Title

Aortic bifurcation rupture after blunt abdominal trauma in a child: A case report

Document Type

Journal Article

Publication Date

7-1-2011

Journal

Journal of Pediatric Surgery

Volume

46

Issue

7

DOI

10.1016/j.jpedsurg.2011.03.072

Keywords

Abdominal; Aorta; Child; Nonpenetrating; Wounds

Abstract

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.

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