Nonoperative management of blunt pediatric liver injury — late complications: Case report

D. C. MacGillivray, R. J. Valentine

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Abstract

Selective nonoperative management of blunt liver injuries has become a standard of care, especially in pediatric trauma centers. Recent studies report few complications with this form of therapy. Complications that occur arise over a wide time period, frequently weeks after injury. We report a patient with blunt liver trauma managed nonoperatively, who developed hemobilia 56 days after injury.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-254
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Volume29
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1989

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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