Unusual cause of hypotension associated with penetrating trauma

O. John Ma, Michael P. Kefer

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In a hypotensive patient who has sustained a penetrating injury, the hypotension is usually due to acute blood loss. We present a patient who was stabbed in the subxiphoid region found to have an unusual cause of hypotension.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)161-164
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1996
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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