Format

Send to

Choose Destination
HPB Surg. 1994;7(3):225-9.

Traumatic duodenal rupture and avulsion of the ampulla of Vater.

Author information

1
Department of Surgery, Goulburn Valley Base Hospital, Shepparton, Victoria, Australia.

Abstract

Duodenal injury following blunt abdominal trauma is uncommon. The severity of injury can vary from an intramural haematoma to a duodenal rupture with associated transection of the pancreatic duct. A case of duodenal rupture with avulsion of the ampulla of Vater is presented and discussed.

PMID:
8155589
PMCID:
PMC2423699
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free PMC Article

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for PubMed Central
Loading ...
Support Center