Emergency department management of an occult renal laceration following a minor fall

Kimberly A. Hubbard, Shawn M. Varney


We present a case of a pediatric patient with high grade renal injury following a minor fall, where clinical suspicion of occult injury resulted in diagnosis. Additionally, we review the management of high grade renal lacerations in children, including the role of ultrasound in managing these injuries.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/dcc.v8n1p11


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