Appendiceal transection in a child associated with a lap belt restraint: Case report

Mindy B. Statter, Arnold G. Coran

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)765-766
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Volume33
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes

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Intestinal Perforation
Tears
Wounds and Injuries
Fracture Dislocation

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  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Surgery

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Appendiceal transection in a child associated with a lap belt restraint : Case report. / Statter, Mindy B.; Coran, Arnold G.

In: Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care, Vol. 33, No. 5, 1992, p. 765-766.

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