A 33 year old woman is hit in the left lower chest with a high speed hockey ball. She has moderate pain and some postural hypotension and tachycardia. FAST demonstrates a splenic laceration and rupture with free fluid, she has a CT and proceeds for embolisation.
Dr Mayr of Medmastery - Spleen Ultrasound in trauma including subcapsular haematoma, focal intraparenchymal haematoma, splenic lacerations
Splenic trauma may result from blunt or penetrating abdominal injury. The spleen is the most commonly injured organ in blunt abdominal trauma
A 49 year old cyclist hit by a car complains of abdominal pain, worst in his left upper quadrant. Describe and interpret these scans