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Home > Images > Abdominal Trauma > Knife wound to the abdomen causing evisceration

JOSE CABALLERO ALVARADO, MD. Trujillo, Peru

A wound caused by a knife to the abdominal wall causing evisceration. This was corrected via laparotomy and primary repair of intestinal injury. The patient made a good recovery and was discharged after a few days.

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jaynaface, August 22, 2009

I must say this is a pretty impressive amount of intestinal protrusion for such a small injury. I imagine the risk of sepsis was a factor as the small intestine appears to be severed.

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