Genitourinary Injuries in Pediatric Blunt Trauma

  • Tanveer Roshan Khan
  • Rizwan Ahmad Khan


Traumatic injury, intentional or unintentional, is the main cause of deaths in children and adolescents than all other causes put together. Blunt form of trauma is a more common injury in children. The penetrating type of trauma constitutes 10–20% of all admissions in children with the increase in violence among 13–18-year-olds. It must be stressed that the pediatric patient is different physiologically from an adult counterpart but the basic principles remain the same [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tanveer Roshan Khan
    • 1
  • Rizwan Ahmad Khan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pediatric SurgeryRMLLucknowIndia
  2. 2.Department of Pediatric SurgeryJawaharlal Nehru Medical College, AMUAligarhIndia

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