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Mesenteric injury caused by minor blunt abdominal trauma
  1. R-F Wang1,
  2. C-F Chong1,2,
  3. H-T Hsu1,
  4. T-L Wang1,3,
  5. C-C Chen1,4
  1. 1Department of Emergency Medicine, Shin-Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  2. 2School of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan
  3. 3Department of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  4. 4Institute of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan
  1. Correspondence to:
 Dr C-C Chen
 Emergency Department, Shin-Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, No 95 Wen Chang Road, Shih Lin District, Taipei City 111, Taiwan, ROC; timshel{at}


The authors present an unusual case of mesenteric injury caused by minor blunt abdominal trauma and also provide a review of the literature.

  • blunt abdominal trauma
  • mesenteric injury
  • haematoma

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  • The patient detailed in this case report agreed to his details being published.