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Traumatic hemisomato-tmesis: a case report and review of the literature.
  1. S J Walker,
  2. R H Johnson
  1. Department of Surgery, Whiston Hospital, Prescot, England.


    A case of traumatic hemisomato-tmesis is presented. The line of complete transection passed obliquely from the suprapubic skin to the lumbosacral junction. There were associated visceral injuries. We describe our experience of such a case and review the surgical options in the light of the current literature.

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