A rare case is presented of traumatic subcutaneous rupture of the rectus abdominis with ventral herniation and decollement of the jejunum and transverse colon. Irreversible ischemia of the small bowel had occurred following a large mesenteric avulsion. Computed tomographic scanning detected the pariet al defect and identified the herniating viscera.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care|
|State||Published - Jul 1993|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine