Ureteral laceration caused by a fall from a height: Case report and review of the literature

Bruce Toporoff, Thomas M. Scales, David Abramson, Salvatore J.A. Scalafani

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Ureteral rupture is an uncommon lesion in adults following blunt trauma. We report a case of an adult who sustained a ureteral injury in a fall from a height. To our knowledge this is the first time this has been reported following this mechanism of injury. The diagnosis was made from a CT scan. Prompt surgical repair yielded an excellent result.


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  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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