Tag splenic laceration
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Ultrasound Case 104

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.
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Spleen trauma

Splenic trauma may result from blunt or penetrating abdominal injury. The spleen is the most commonly injured organ in blunt abdominal trauma
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Ultrasound Case 008

A 49 year old cyclist hit by a car complains of abdominal pain, worst in his left upper quadrant. Describe and interpret these scans