Abdominal pain in a child after blunt abdominal trauma: an unusual injury.


We report a case of perforation of a walled off appendiceal abscess in a 5-year-old boy who sustained blunt abdominal trauma. The past medical history was significant only for a 4-day episode of abdominal pain 1 month prior to this presentation. Initial laboratory studies were unremarkable, and radiographic studies showed free fluid in the pelvis with no… (More)


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