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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2010, Article ID 762493, 4 pages
Case Report

Subtle Radiological Features of Splenic Avulsion following Abdominal Trauma

1Department of Paediatric Surgery, Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TH, UK
2Department of Paediatric Radiology, Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Sheffield S10 2TH, UK

Received 14 August 2010; Accepted 19 October 2010

Academic Editor: Aaron S. Dumont

Copyright © 2010 S. A. Rehim et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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