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Transcript of Kidney Contusion
The athlete's physician may require a 2-4 week recuperation period before activity can be resumed, depending on the severity of the injury.
What is it?
A kidney contusion is a bruise of the kidney which usually occurs from a violent blow to the upper posterior abdominal wall.
Signs & Symptoms
Major Signs include pain located high in the posterior abdomen and radiating into the lower abdominal region.
He or she may show signs of shock, nausea, vomiting, rigidity of the back muscles and hematuria (blood in the urine)
Must be taken to the hospital immediately for diagnosis and observation
*Physical attack such as being kicked in the back
*Contact sports such as baseball, football, lacrosse and hockey
Common Causes of Kidney Contusions