Duodenal Injury

Ryan M Walk, MD, Martin S Keller, MD, Ibrahim Abd el-shafy, MD, Jose M Prince, MD, Mitchell Price, MD
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Introduction

Duodenal injuries comprise three to five percent of all abdominal injuries [1]. Due to the duodenum’s proximity to the vertebra, blow out injuries and multiple associated injuries (e.g. pancreas, liver, spleen and kidney) are possible [2][3][4].

see also Gastrointestinal Trauma and Duodenal Repair for Trauma

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Last updated: May 24, 2018