Traumatic lumbar hernia: A seat belt injury

Mary C. McCarthy, Gary W. Lemmon

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A motor vehicle passenger sustained an acute traumatic lumbar hernia caused by an improperly positioned seat belt. Diagnosis was confirmed on computed tomographic scan, and the defect repaired primarily.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-122
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine

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