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UVM Radiology

Liver Lacerations AAST Criteria and Examples - Grade 4 Laceration

Grade 4 - Parenchymal/subcapsular hematoma more than 10 cm in diameter, lobar destruction, or devascularization

Grade 4 Liver Laceration

Cases collected with the assistance of Kristen DeStigter, MD.

References:
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