We present a case report of a previously undocumented incident of massive hemoperitoneum from a liver laceration secondary to vomiting. The patient presented with the complaint of vomiting and abdominal pain. Computed tomography revealed perihepatic and perisplenic fluid collections. With this evidence and a rapidly falling hematocrit, she underwent emergency laparotomy. Intraoperative findings included 3 L of blood in the abdomen and a liver laceration at the juncture of the liver and the falciform ligament.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||Archives of surgery|
|State||Published - Nov 1992|
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