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Confusion and abdominal symptoms following a rugby tackle

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A 19-year-old male was sent to the Emergency Department following a pitch-side assessment for suspected concussion, unexplained upper abdominal tenderness and vomiting, following a high impact tackle during a rugby match. A FAST scan performed in the Emergency Department suggested intra-abdominal free fluid, and subsequent head and abdominal CT imaging showed no intracranial lesion but confirmed a significant haemoperitoneum due to large splenic tear and bleeding. An emergency splenectomy wa...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1136/bcr-2017-222160

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Oxford, MSD, Physiology Anatomy & Genetics
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Lady Margaret Hall
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BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
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BMJ Case Reports Journal website
Publication date:
2017-09-05
Acceptance date:
2017-09-13
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ISSN:
1757-790X
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pubs:730586
URN:
uri:d31c76c0-5071-4799-91b0-417cd4b98040
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uuid:d31c76c0-5071-4799-91b0-417cd4b98040
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pubs:730586

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