oa South African Medical Journal - Management of blunt pancreatic trauma - a report of 3 cases

Volume 54, Issue 17
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



Three cases in which the sole injury was a major pancreatic laceration secondary to closed abdominal injury are presented, and the literature on major closed injuries of the pancreas is reviewed. The diagnosis, surgical management and complications of closed injuries of the pancreas are discussed.

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