ISSN : 1301-5680
e-ISSN : 2149-8156
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery     
Isolated middle sacral artery rupture after blunt abdominal trauma in a pediatric patient
Mustafa Yılmaz1, Vildan Selin Şahin2, Atakan Atalay1, Emrah Şenel2
1Department of Pediatric Cardiovascular Surgery, Ankara State Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ankara State Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
DOI : 10.5606/tgkdc.dergisi.2020.19481
Blunt abdominal aortic injuries are very rare in childhood. In these injuries, abdominal aorta and intra-abdominal organs can be damaged to various degrees. In this article, we report a unique pediatric case of isolated middle sacral artery injury following trauma.
Keywords : Blunt trauma, middle sacral artery, pediatrics, rupture
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