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Table 3 Patients with verification of incidental findings

From: Retrospective analysis of incidental non-trauma associated findings in severely injured patients identified by whole-body spiral CT scans

Pat. Age TAD ISS IF DL FU Verification
99 80 Pertrochanteric femoral fracture, floating shoulder, lung contusion >16 Suspected Bladder carcinoma Yes Yes Muscle invasive bladder carcinoma, at least pT2a, G2
325 71 Cervical spine fracture C6 with complete paraplegia >16 Suspected Renal cell carcinoma No No Nephrectomy 09/2012: T1A pNx M0 L0 V0 PNO R0 G2;
391 71 Abdominal bleeding 4 2 suspicious lesions on upper kidney pole Yes Yes Nephrectomy 07/2012: pT3a(2), pNX, M0, L0, V0, Pn0, UICC-Stad. III, R0
392 34 TBI, Lumbar spine fracture L1, open lower leg fracture, calcaneal fracture, distal radial fracture >16 Aortic aneurysm > 5 cm in diameter Yes Yes Stent implantation, Class. Stanford B
464 38 Transverse process fracture of L1, TBI 8 Suspected melted pneumonia, suspicious shading of the lung Yes Yes COPD with acute exacerbation
505 47 Acetabular fracture >16 Suspected exsudative tuberculosis Yes Yes Lung TBC, pathologic changes of lung tissue into squamous cell metaplasia
  1. Patients with intraoperatively or histopathologically verified diagnosis of the suspected lesion in the CT-scan. TAD: Trauma associated diagnosis, ISS: Injury severity Score, IF: Incidental finding, DL: mentioned in Discharge letter, TBI: Traumatic brain injury, FU: Follow-up.