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Internal abdominal injuries being the annual oration delivered before the Medical Society of London by William Henry Battle

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Published by Harrison and Sons, printers in London .
Written in English


  • Abdominal Injuries

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Statementby W.H. Battle
ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. :
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26279334M

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Abdominal Injuries Protruding organs. If a trauma injury has caused the victim's internal organs to protrude outside the abdominal wall, do not push them back in. Doing so will only cause greater complications - remember that preventing further injury is one of the aims of first aid. A. injuries resulting from excessive stress on the tibialis posterior. B. stress fractures of the fibula 2 to 5 cm distal to the knee. C. inflammation of the gastrocnemius. D. posterior compartment syndrome. E. blood accumulation around the gastrocnemius. Abdominal injuries may be life threatening and should be approached cautiously. After trauma, the abdomen may be sanctuary for occult bleeding that, if not discovered and corrected expeditiously, may lead to deleterious consequences. Patients with abdominal trauma should have rapid assessment, stabilization, and early surgical consultation to maximize the chances of a successful outcome. Bleeding from abdominal injury is mostly internal (within the abdominal cavity). When there is a penetrating injury, a small amount of external bleeding may occur through the wound. When a hollow organ is injured, the contents of the organ (for example, stomach acid, stool, or urine) may enter the abdominal cavity and cause irritation and.

These types of injuries are most common in contact sports like football, ice hockey, soccer, and lacrosse. Types of internal abdominal injuries. Sports-related abdominal injuries are rare, but some studies suggest they are increasing. The most common injuries include: Kidney injury. This may cause flank pain and blood to appear in the urine.   Abdominal injury can be of various types; it may be confined to the abdomen or involve multiple systems. The severity and nature of abdominal injuries can vary widely, and thus generalizations cannot be made about the need for any type of need for and the type of surgery depends a lot on the type of tion: MBBS, MS-General Surgery. Heavy internal bleeding may occur in the abdominal cavity, chest cavity, digestive tract, or tissues surrounding large bones, such as the thighbone (femur) and pelvis, that are broken. Initially, internal bleeding may cause no symptoms, although an injured organ that is bleeding may be painful. WebMD's Abdomen Anatomy Page provides a detailed image and definition of the abdomen. Learn about its function, parts, abdominal conditions, and more.