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Seat belt injuries and sigmoid colon trauma.
  1. E M Eltahir,
  2. D Hamilton
  1. Department of General Surgery, Royal Alexandra Hospital, UK.


    Colonic seat belt injuries are rare but carry higher mortality rates than small bowel injuries. The case of a 44 year old man is described who had severe sigmoid colon compression injury from his seat belt a few days after a road traffic accident.

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