n South African Journal of Surgery - Simultaneous blunt traumatic laceration of inferior vena cava and right renal artery - computed tomographic diagnosis : case report

Volume 49, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151



A 30-year-old man who had been involved in a road traffic accident underwent a computed tomography (CT) scan at the B. Y. L. Nair Charitable Hospital, Mumbai, to rule out an intraperitoneal haemorrhage in view of a persistently low haemoglobin concentration of 8.5 g/dl. The CT scan showed a liver laceration reaching up to the liver capsule and haemoperitoneum.

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