Format

Send to

Choose Destination
J Trauma. 1991 Nov;31(11):1561-2.

Splenic injury from gunshot wounds to the chest without diaphragmatic or peritoneal violation: case reports.

Author information

1
Department of Surgery, Charles R. Drew University School of Medicine and Science, Los Angeles, California.

Abstract

Three cases of isolated splenic injury without peritoneal penetration are described. Two patients were explored because of bullet trajectory, one was explored because of a positive physical examination. Two patients had minor splenic injuries. One required splenorrhaphy. A review of intraperitoneal injury from extraperitoneal gunshot wounds is presented.

PMID:
1942185
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Loading ...
Support Center