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Introduction

Gastrointestinal injury of the stomach, duodenum, small bowel, colon and rectum is generally classified as being caused by penetrating or blunt trauma. The severity of these injuries is usually related to the mechanism of injury and can be associated with other organ injury. In this chapter we will discuss, epidemiology, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal injuries.

see also Penetrating Trauma, Gastric Injury, Duodenal Injury and Anorectal Injury

Content in this module is referenced in SCOREAbdominal Trauma overview

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Last updated: February 19, 2018