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An unusual abdominal pain in the emergency department: a delayed presentation of diaphragmatic injury

Ciro Paolillo, Valentina Siragusa
  • Valentina Siragusa
    Emergency Department, Udine University Hospital, Udine, Italy

Abstract

We present a case of delayed traumatic diaphragma rupture. The patient complained of a vague abdominal pain and left shoulder pain. Only the relevance of a remote trauma aroused the suspicion.

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Abdominal pain; Thoracic trauma; Diaphragmatic injury

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Submitted: 2016-03-20 18:32:16
Published: 2016-10-28 16:24:47
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