blunt trauma


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Noun1.blunt trauma - injury incurred when the human body hits or is hit by a large outside object (as a car)
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
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A post-mortem examination had revealed that he died from multiple stab wounds and blunt trauma to the head.
He said the acute kidney injury of Atio 'could be caused by various events' such as severe blunt trauma to the muscles, a failing heart, medicines that were toxic and excreted through the kidneys, artificially prepared food products that were toxic to the kidneys, direct blunt injury to the kidneys or the dying stage itself.
In particular, extraperitoneal rectal injury secondary to blunt trauma is very rare in the civilian setting and usually seen in association with comminuted fractures of the pelvis or sacrum and evidence of intraperitoneal injury.
The data was collected on age, sex, month-wise distribution of various medico legal cases, weapon inflicting the injury, blunt trauma or physical assault, firearm injuries and road traffic accidents.
We proposed that traumatic diaphragmatic injury should be considered in any patient who has sustained blunt trauma to the lower chest and upper abdomen regions, watchful observation and high index of suspicion are necessary.
Consistent with our results, previous studies found that most abdominal injuries were caused by blunt trauma.
As he listed them Shauneen Boyle appeared upset as she sat in the dock A bruise up to nine inches in diameter on the front of the chest and was caused by blunt trauma or forceful kneeling.
1-6) By some reports, laryngotracheal injury in blunt trauma can carry up to 40% mortality.
2] BAT makes up 75% of all blunt trauma and is the most common example of this injury.
1,2,3,4,5) In this report we aimed to describe the clinical findings, mechanism of development, and surgical treatment applied in the case of a patient with isolated anterior lens capsule rupture due to blunt trauma with a wooden object.
Proptosis is forward displacement of globe which occur secondary to any blunt trauma to head (Mandel, 2000).
At an inquest at Crook Coroner's Court in October 2014, Dr Leslie Hamilton, assistant coroner for Durham and Darlington, was told the woman's death was a result of blunt trauma to the head, after she was allegedly assaulted by another patient at the home.