Abdomino-Pelvic Impalement Injury: A Case Report
Volume 1 ; Issue 1 ; in Month : Jan-May (2018) Article No : 106
Rahul SK, Kumar A, Kumar P, et al.
Abdomino-pelvic impalement injuries are high-risk and present with considerable variations in the nature and extent of organ damage. We describe a case of penetrating injury resulting from fall on three iron rods in a young female. This resulted in multiple bowel perforations and musculoskeletal injuries which were successfully managed. Proper shifting of such patients without disturbing the metal rods is as important as surgical management of their injuries. Also, patients may need anaesthesia in abnormal position to add to the complexity of the situation.
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