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Is penetrating abdominal trauma from knife?

11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Surgery - Colorectal
6 doctors agree

In brief: Can be

A knife or gunshot or any other object that penetrates through the entire abdominal wall and enters the peritoneal cavity where all of you internal organs reside.

In brief: Can be

A knife or gunshot or any other object that penetrates through the entire abdominal wall and enters the peritoneal cavity where all of you internal organs reside.
Dr. Eric Kaplan
Dr. Eric Kaplan
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4 doctors agree

In brief: It can be

Anything that penetrates the abdomen, by definition, is penetrating abdominal trauma.
It can be caused by a knife, a bullet, an arrow, shrapnel, an impaling object, etc.

In brief: It can be

Anything that penetrates the abdomen, by definition, is penetrating abdominal trauma.
It can be caused by a knife, a bullet, an arrow, shrapnel, an impaling object, etc.
Dr. Mark Dickson
Dr. Mark Dickson
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