[An unusual complication of fracture of the pubic bone: traumatic perforation of the small intestine].


A 79-year old woman experienced a pubic bone fracture without severe dislocation as a result of a minor trauma. On the same day of the accident the patient developed symptoms of an acute abdomen. During laparatomy a traumatic small bowel perforation, caused by the fracture, was found. The patient died of peritonitis and complications independent of the… (More)


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