Revista chilena de cirugía
versión On-line ISSN 0718-4026
VITON H, REBECA; QUADROS B, PEDRO y RODRIGUEZ M, JOSÉ ANTONIO. Neumatic rupture of the colon from compressed air. Rev Chil Cir [online]. 2010, vol.62, n.3, pp.285-287. ISSN 0718-4026. http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-40262010000300015.
Rupture of the colon caused by high pressure air is a rare injury. We present a case of this type of accident pointing out the clinical picture, diagnosis and treatment of these accidents, indicating how occur these ruptures, the location by order of frequency and the different surgical procedures.
Palabras clave : Injury; colonic; compressed air.