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|Title:||Isolated and stable gallbladder perforation in a 5 year old child after blunt abdominal trauma||Authors:||Issa , I
Alameddine, V Modica
Fadous Khalife, Marie Claude
|Affiliations:||Faculty of Medicine||Keywords:||Isolated
|Issue Date:||2017||Part of:||Trauma case reports||Volume:||9||Start page:||27||End page:||29||Abstract:||
Isolated gallbladder injury, secondary to a blunt abdominal trauma, is a rare finding in children. The presence of vague symptoms and the unknown dynamic of the trauma may increase the diagnostic challenge especially in pediatrics. A conservative management has been proposed in some particular cases in adults, but remains controversial in children. We report a case of a 5 year old boy who presented an isolated gallbladder lesion secondary to a blunt abdominal trauma. The surgical treatment was delayed for non-medical reasons, which gave us the possibility to try a conservative approach.
|URI:||https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/2177||DOI:||10.1016/j.tcr.2017.05.004||Ezproxy URL:||Link to full text||Type:||Journal Article|
|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Medicine|
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