Pancreatic injury in Association Football

J. D. Harrison, F. J. Branicki, G. S. Makin

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A case is presented of isolated pancreatic transection sustained in the course of a game of Association Football. The difficulty of early diagnosis is discussed. Emphasis is laid on the importance of possible pancreatic injury in the normotensive patient and on inspecting the posterior abdominal structures on opening the lesser sac during laparotomy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)232
Number of pages1
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1985
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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