1901 The Lancet  
324 some distance between the layers of the sigmoid mesocolon, completely surrounded both kidneys, and separated the layers of the mesentery of the small intestine for one or two inches. The bladder was small, firm, and contracted, and on passing the finger into it two spicules of bone could be felt projecting through the inferior wall. Both kidneys were absolutely uninjured though buried in clot which completely filled up the hilum extending even between the calices ot the pelvis. The spleen
more » ... d the rest of the abdominal viscera were free from injury, as also were
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