Title

Splenic Injury from Gunshot Wounds to the Chest Without Diaphragmatic or Peritoneal Violations

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-1991

Abstract

Three cases of isolated splenic injury without peritoneal penetration are described. Two patients were explored because of bullet trajectory, one was explored because of a positive physical examination. Two patients had minor splenic injuries. One required splenorrhaphy. A review of intraperitoneal injury from extraperitoneal gunshot wounds is presented.

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