AAST grade III pancreatic injury following blunt abdominal trauma

G L Laing, S D Jeetoo, G Oosthuizen, D Clarke

Abstract


Isolated pancreatic trauma with major pancreatic duct disruption is a rare finding; it can present with equivocal clinical signs. Serum amylase levels and diagnostic contrast-enhanced computed tomography can facilitate the diagnostic process.

Keywords


Blunt trauma, pancreas

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South African Journal of Surgery | Online ISSN: 2078-5151 | Print ISSN: 0038-2361 | Medpharm Publications

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