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n South African Journal of Surgery - A paediatric case of AAST grade IV duodenal injury with application of damage control surgery : case report

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Abstract

Isolated severe blunt duodenal injuries are rare. We present an American Association for the Surgery of Trauma grade IV duodenal injury in a paediatric patient. The strategic use of damage control surgical principles, involving an initial abbreviated laparotomy followed by a delayed reconstruction, resulted in a successful outcome.

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2013-08-01
2016-12-08
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