Traumatic aortic transection in a child

Patrick T. Roughneen, Daniel Kim, James Cross, Rolondo Colon

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The report presents the rare occurrence of aortic transection in a child following blunt trauma, highlights the need for suspicion of this lethal condition in pediatric patients sustaining blunt deceleration injury, and discusses its surgical management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)257-258
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Surgery International
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1995
Externally publishedYes


  • Aortic transection
  • Children

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery


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