Case of the Week: August 29-September 5, 2003

History: 7-year-old s/p MVC.

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Diagnosis: INTRAPERITONEAL BLADDER RUPTURE

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This is a cystogram.


There are fractures of both iliac bones, both superior pubic rami, the right inferior pubic ramus, and the left femur.

A Foley catheter is in the urinary bladder. There is very little contrast material in the bladder because it has all escaped intraperitoneally!

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