Decreased splenic enhancement on CT in traumatized hypotensive patients.

@article{Berland1985DecreasedSE,
  title={Decreased splenic enhancement on CT in traumatized hypotensive patients.},
  author={Lincoln L. Berland and J A VanDyke},
  journal={Radiology},
  year={1985},
  volume={156 2},
  pages={469-71}
}
Three patients with transient episodes of hypotension following blunt abdominal trauma incurred in motor vehicle accidents were examined by computed tomography within 6 hours of injury. The examinations were done using a contrast material injection technique that ordinarily leads to greater splenic than hepatic attenuation. None of the patients had splenic injury evident on autopsy, surgery, or clinical follow-up study (one case each), nor did they have other characteristic features of splenic… CONTINUE READING