Blunt traumatic diaphragmatic injuries in children.


Diaphragmatic injuries following blunt trauma are rare. From January 1988 to February 2002 eight children were treated at the Children's Hospital at Westmead for diaphragmatic injury. Male to female ration was 5:3. Motor vehicle crashes were the most common cause. The injury was left-sided in four, right sided in three and central in one. Initial plain… (More)



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@article{Soundappan2005BluntTD, title={Blunt traumatic diaphragmatic injuries in children.}, author={Soundappan V S Soundappan and Andrew J A Holland and Daniel Thomas Cass and Glen B Farrow}, journal={Injury}, year={2005}, volume={36 1}, pages={51-4} }