West Indian Medical Journal
versão impressa ISSN 0043-3144
HARRY, MF et al. Non-operative management of non-destructive extra-peritoneal rectal injury. West Indian med. j. [online]. 2011, vol.60, n.3, pp. 344-345. ISSN 0043-3144.
This is a case report of extra-peritoneal rectal injury, secondary to a gunshot, that was managed nonoperatively. A 57-year old male presented with a single gunshot to the right buttock and had blood per rectum. Extra-peritoneal rectal injuries were seen on proctoscopy and he had no genitourinary injury. He was managed successfully without rectal injury repair or faecal stream diversion.
Palavras-chave : Extra-peritoneal; non-destructive injury; non-operative management; rectum.