Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 25  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 169--171

Traumatic abdominal wall hernias following high-velocity trauma in children


Rakesh Quinn, Susan Jehangir, Michael Collin, S V S Soundappan 
 Department of Surgery, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, Australia

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Rakesh Quinn
Department of Surgery, Westmead Hospital, Cnr Hawksbury Rd and Darcy Rd, Westmead, Sydney 2145, NSW
Australia

Traumatic abdominal wall hernias following blunt high-velocity trauma are uncommon in children and can result in concurrent abdominal visceral injuries. We present one such case of a 9 year-old boy requiring a trauma laparotomy to repair visceral injuries following a motor vehicle accident.


How to cite this article:
Quinn R, Jehangir S, Collin M, Soundappan S V. Traumatic abdominal wall hernias following high-velocity trauma in children.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2020;25:169-171


How to cite this URL:
Quinn R, Jehangir S, Collin M, Soundappan S V. Traumatic abdominal wall hernias following high-velocity trauma in children. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Dec 1 ];25:169-171
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