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Fetal head injury from intentional penetrating abdominal trauma in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20196938     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A male fetus was extruded from the uterus following multiple lower abdominal stab wounds to the mother. He was brought to the emergency room at 8 hours of age. He had sustained a compound skull fracture with brain contusion. There was no neurological deficit. Debridement and primary wound closure were undertaken. His mother had multiple lacerations to the uterus and a laceration of the fundus of the bladder. Following resuscitation, she had repair of the uterus and bladder and made an uneventful recovery. At 3 years of age, the boy is developing normally.
Authors:
B B Shehu; N J Ismail; I Hassan; M R Mahmud; A Lasseini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of tropical paediatrics     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1465-3281     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-03     Completed Date:  2010-05-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8210625     Medline TA:  Ann Trop Paediatr     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  69-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Regional Centre for Neurosurgery, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria. bellobalas@yahoo.co.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdominal Injuries / complications*
Brain Injuries / diagnosis,  surgery
Craniocerebral Trauma / diagnosis*,  surgery
Debridement
Female
Fetal Diseases / diagnosis*,  surgery
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Male
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*
Skull Fractures / diagnosis,  surgery
Wounds, Stab / complications*

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