Intestinal perforation secondary to blunt inguinal trauma in a soccer player: a case report.

@article{Vucetich2012IntestinalPS,
  title={Intestinal perforation secondary to blunt inguinal trauma in a soccer player: a case report.},
  author={Nevenka Vucetich and Max Andresen and Pablo Hasb{\'u}n and Tom{\'a}s Regueira and Luis Garcia Iba{\~n}ez and Alejandro Gonz{\'a}lez},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={42 5},
  pages={529-31}
}
BACKGROUND Intestinal perforation caused by blunt trauma to an inguinal hernia is a very uncommon event. CASE REPORT We present the case of a 55-year old man who suffered trauma to the inguinal area while playing soccer and later developed intense abdominal pain with no categorical signs of peritoneal irritation. Computed tomography scan at arrival showed a right inguinal hernia, with partial protrusion of the ileum, inflammatory changes of the mesenteric fat tissue inside the hernial sac… CONTINUE READING