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What kind of accidents can result in a liver laceration?
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Dr. Ernest Block
Surgery - Trauma
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In brief: All kinds!
Liver injuries include blunt and penetrating.
The latter are often caused by gunshots and stabbings, although industrial incidents also occur. In blunt force trauma, the most likely causes are car crashes, motorcycle wrecks and falls. Lacerations can be cause by direct trauma (e.g. Steering wheel impact) or deceleration and tearing of the livers attachments.

In brief: All kinds!
Liver injuries include blunt and penetrating.
The latter are often caused by gunshots and stabbings, although industrial incidents also occur. In blunt force trauma, the most likely causes are car crashes, motorcycle wrecks and falls. Lacerations can be cause by direct trauma (e.g. Steering wheel impact) or deceleration and tearing of the livers attachments.
Dr. Ernest Block
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Right abdominal inj
If there is sudden high velocity impact to right abdomen - can cause laceration.

In brief: Right abdominal inj
If there is sudden high velocity impact to right abdomen - can cause laceration.
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