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South African Journal of Surgery

versión On-line ISSN 2078-5151
versión impresa ISSN 0038-2361

S. Afr. j. surg. vol.50 no.3 Cape Town ago. 2012

 

CASE REPORT

 

AAST grade III pancreatic injury following blunt abdominal trauma

 

 

G L LaingI; S D JeetooII; G OosthuizenI; D ClarkeIII

IMB ChB, FCS (SA); Department of Surgery, Edendale Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal
IIMB ChB, DA (Sa); Department of Surgery, Edendale Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal
IIIFCS (SA), MMedSci, MBA, MPhil; Department of Surgery, Edendale Hospital, KwaZulu-Natal

 

 


ABSTRACT

Isolated pancreatic trauma with major pancreatic duct disruption is a rare finding; it can present with equivocal clinical signs. Serum amylase levels and diagnostic contrast-enhanced computed tomography can facilitate the diagnostic process.


 

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