The seatbelt syndrome refers to the spectrum of injuries associated with lap belt restraints and includes intestinal tears, perforations, and transections; mesenteric disruptions; and lumbar distractions, dislocations, and fractures. We report a case of appendiceal transection associated with a lap belt restraint in a small child.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care|
|State||Published - Nov 1992|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine