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Vaginal laceration following a jet-ski accident.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1923248     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 17-year-old woman riding as a passenger on a jet-ski fell behind the jet nozzle while jumping waves. A vaginal laceration with intra-abdominal extension occurred as a result of the accident. Hypogastric artery ligation controlled the hemorrhage and avoided more extensive surgery. The case represents an unusual injury from this type of watercraft and illustrates important points in the management of genital tract trauma.
H K Haefner; H F Andersen; M P Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  78     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1991 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-11-21     Completed Date:  1991-11-21     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  986-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor.
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MeSH Terms
Athletic Injuries / etiology,  surgery*
Iliac Artery / surgery*
Vagina / injuries*
Wounds, Penetrating / etiology,  surgery*

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