Trauma Awareness Month Is Almost Here – Test Your Knowledge with Genitourinary Trauma Question April 18, 2019
Posted by Andy Jagoda, MD in: Brain Tease , trackback
A patient suffering blunt abdominal trauma complains of suprapubic pain and has gross hematuria. Initial CT of the abdomen and pelvis with IV contrast is normal. Do yo know the answer?
For trauma patients in the ED, life- and limb-threatening injuries take priority, but renal and genitourinary injury can have long-term consequences for patients, including chronic kidney disease, erectile dysfunction, incontinence, and other serious problems.
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Check out the issue on Emergency Management of Renal and Genitourinary Trauma: Best Practices Update to brush up on the subject.Plus earn CME for this topic by purchasing this issue.