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Case 194: Trauma

A 16 year old boy fell off a balcony onto his left side. He is brought into the emergency department with severe left abdominal and chest pain. He is haemodynamically unstable but responds adequately to fluid resuscitation. An urgent CT scan is performed.

1. What is the major abnormality demonstrated?

2. What are the options for management if this is an isolated injury?