Institutional members access full text with Ovid®

Splenic Rupture and Liver Laceration in an Adolescent With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Neville, Desiree Noel Wagner MD; Marin, Jennifer R. MD, MSc

Section Editor(s): Marin, Jennifer R. MD, MSc

doi: 10.1097/PEC.0000000000001051
Ultrasound Case Reviews

Abstract: We report a case of a 16-year-old adolescent boy with autism who presented to the pediatric emergency department after falling from a standing position, with a relatively benign examination, who was found to have significant hemoperitoneum on the focused assessment with sonography in trauma examination.

From the *Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC; and †Departments of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA.

Disclosure: The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Reprints: Desiree Neville, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 4401 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 (e-mail: desiree.neville@chp.edu).

Supplemental digital content is available for this article. Direct URL citations appear in the printed text and are provided in the HTML and PDF versions of this article on the journal’s Web site (www.pec-online.com).

Copyright © 2017 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.