Adrenal injuries following blunt abdominal trauma in children: report of two cases.

@article{Roupakias2012AdrenalIF,
  title={Adrenal injuries following blunt abdominal trauma in children: report of two cases.},
  author={Stylianos Roupakias and Marinos Papoutsakis and George Tsikopoulos},
  journal={Ulusal travma ve acil cerrahi dergisi = Turkish journal of trauma & emergency surgery : TJTES},
  year={2012},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={171-4}
}
Adrenal injuries following blunt abdominal trauma are uncommon. Adrenal hemorrhage in children associated with multiple organ injury, which has received little attention in the past, is an increasingly recognized phenomenon in modern trauma centers with the widespread use of abdominal computed tomography. Adrenal trauma occurs in the setting of multisystem organ injury. Isolated adrenal injury is exceedingly rare. We report two children with blunt adrenal trauma (one isolated and one with… CONTINUE READING