Adrenal Injury Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma

@article{Lee2010AdrenalIF,
  title={Adrenal Injury Following Blunt Abdominal Trauma},
  author={Yong Sang Lee and Jong Ju Jeong and K A Nam and Woong Youn Chung and Hang-Seok Chang and Cheong Soo Park},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={34},
  pages={1971-1974}
}
Adrenal injury secondary to abdominal trauma is quite rare because the adrenal gland is located deep in the retroperitoneum and is well cushioned by surrounding soft tissues. This report presents our experiences of managing patients with adrenal injury following abdominal blunt trauma. The medical records of 11 patients who had been treated for adrenal gland injury between January 1998 and June 2009 were retrospectively reviewed. Of the 11 patients, nine were male and two were female and the… CONTINUE READING

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