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Bicycle handlebar injury in a nine-year old causing a common hepatic duct tear.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16679886     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case in which a handlebar injury to the abdomen resulted in a common hepatic duct tear is presented. This injury has not been previously documented in the literature. The case emphasizes the diverse and potentially serious consequences of handlebar injuries in children, and reminds us that the presentation may be delayed.
James Orbell; Catherine Welch; Andy Goodwin; Nicholas R F Lagattolla
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of emergency medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0969-9546     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-08     Completed Date:  2006-12-06     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9442482     Medline TA:  Eur J Emerg Med     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  180-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Dorset County Hospital, Dorchester, Dorset, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Injuries / etiology*,  physiopathology,  surgery
Bicycling / injuries*
Hepatic Duct, Common / injuries*,  surgery
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / etiology*,  physiopathology

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