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what is the difference between a splenic rupture or laceration

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Little Difference: A laceration is a cut with a knife or other surface that would make a cut in the spleen. Rupture implies blunt force was applied and nothing external ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dominick Artuso
39 years experience General Surgery
Rupture more severe: A splenic laceration means a single cut on the spleen which if not deep may not require surgery. A splenic rupture often signifies more severe injury ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Need to see a doctor: for a more detailed history, physical exam and possible testing, Do not try to self diagnose.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Vision restored: Yes but depends on what is going on in more detail.
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Perhaps: So much strain on the body during the vomiting sessions. You need to get help and work on modification techniques
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
It might: It might with infections but you will probably be okay.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it is safe in moderation.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. George T Tsai
26 years experience General Surgery
Depends: The grade of injury, mechanism of injury, associated injury (i.e. Chest, liver, etc, as commonly occurs with mvc...) all figure into the overall morta ... Read More
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A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
No: Stress is the holistic whipping boy for many medical problems and has no relation to their cause or exacerbation.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience Addiction Medicine
Very rare: It happens, but it is rare enough that it usually gets reported in the medical literature when it does. Splenic rupture with mononucleosis is more c ... Read More

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