Traumatic aortic transection in a child

Patrick Roughneen, Daniel Kim, James Cross, Rolondo Colon

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Abstract

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
Volume10
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1995
Externally publishedYes

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Nonpenetrating Wounds
Deceleration
Pediatrics
Wounds and Injuries

Keywords

  • Aortic transection
  • Children

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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Traumatic aortic transection in a child. / Roughneen, Patrick; Kim, Daniel; Cross, James; Colon, Rolondo.

In: Pediatric Surgery International, Vol. 10, No. 4, 04.1995, p. 257-258.

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Roughneen, Patrick ; Kim, Daniel ; Cross, James ; Colon, Rolondo. / Traumatic aortic transection in a child. In: Pediatric Surgery International. 1995 ; Vol. 10, No. 4. pp. 257-258.
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