Traumatic spleen rupture diagnosed during postmortem dissection

  title={Traumatic spleen rupture diagnosed during postmortem dissection},
  author={Dmitrij Fomin and Sigitas Chmieliauskas and Vidas Petrauskas and Alina {\vS}umkovskaja and Karolina Gin{\vc}ienė and Sigitas Laima and Eleonora Jurolaic and Jurgita Stasiūnienė},
Spleen is typically injured in blunt abdominal trauma. Spleen injuries make 42% of all blunt abdominal injuries. The aim of this study was to perform a retrospective assessment of the cases of acute and subacute isolated traumatic spleen ruptures.A retrospective study performed on 50 patients, whose cause of death was isolated spleen rupture and bleeding into the abdominal cavity.An acute spleen rupture was diagnosed in 47 cases, whereas the rest 3 cases demonstrated a subacute rupture. In… CONTINUE READING