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Degloving bowel injury following blunt abdominal trauma: a rare CT finding
  1. Ishaq Fahmi Uri,
  2. Rachel Benamore
  1. Clinical Radiology Department, Oxford University Hospitals, Oxford, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rachel Benamore, Clinical Radiology Department, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LJ, UK; rachel.benamore{at}

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A 53-year-old woman driver presented to the emergency department following a road traffic collision. She was haemodynamically stable, and on abdominal examination she had non-specific tenderness. CT scan demonstrated gross bowel defect confirmed by emergency laparotomy (figure 1).

Figure 1

Coronal (A) and axial (B) abdominal CT shows a long segment of abnormal, thick-walled enhancing jejunum (star). There is also …

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