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CT diagnosis of traumatic abdominal aortic rupture.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2312868     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Blunt injury to the abdominal aorta has been previously reported. Due to the severity of the lesion, radiologic studies other than aortography are rarely undertaken prior to emergency surgery. We report a case in which CT initially demonstrated an angiographically and surgically proven rupture of the infrarenal abdominal aorta due to blunt trauma.
A R Lupetin; I Beckman; R H Daffner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of computer assisted tomography     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0363-8715     ISO Abbreviation:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Publication Date:    1990 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-04-23     Completed Date:  1990-04-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7703942     Medline TA:  J Comput Assist Tomogr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  313-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212-9986.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Abdominal / injuries,  radiography,  surgery
Aortic Rupture / radiography*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed*
Wounds, Nonpenetrating / radiography*,  surgery

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