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Blunt diaphragmatic rupture--a rare injury in blunt thoracoabdominal trauma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22476928     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
INTRODUCTION: Blunt traumatic rupture of the diaphragm is rare.
DISCUSSION: We provide a case report of rupture of the diaphragm with visceral herniation in blunt thoracoabdominal trauma.
Kamal P Galketiya; James N Kerr; Ian P Davis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-04-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of gastrointestinal surgery : official journal of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1873-4626     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Gastrointest. Surg.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-10     Completed Date:  2013-01-03     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9706084     Medline TA:  J Gastrointest Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1805-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of General Surgery, Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran, Canberra, ACT 2605, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Injuries / complications,  radiography*,  surgery
Diaphragm / injuries*
Hernia / etiology*
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / complications,  radiography*,  surgery

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