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CT confirmation of healing spleen

gsuywy at pacific.net.sg gsuywy at pacific.net.sg
Tue Feb 12 16:31:10 GMT 2008


Dear all
I would appreciate the opinion of the members on the CT confirmation  
of a healed ruptured spleen. The CT scan is of a 20 year old male  
injured in a MVC - initial CT showing a splenic injury managed  
conservatively and another 6 months later showing a ? fibrous band  
joining the 2 fragments.

Is this sufficient evidence to allow him to go back to contact sports?  
Or is the band expected to narrow even further in the future?

Thanks very much

Allen
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