Do you know about the Corona Mortis?  Today with chat to Dr Tim Brabants who has seen a case and feels we should be aware of its potential in urgent care.  

Tim is a UK-trained doctor who has worked in the UK and South Africa, predominantly in emergency medicine.  Now based in New Zealand, he is a senior Registrar with the RNZCUC


Check out these resources on the Corona Mortis.  

Radiopaedia – Hsu C, Ismail M, Furaiji H, et al. Corona mortis. Reference article, (Accessed on 30 Jan 2024)

Garrido-Gómez J, Pena-Rodríguez C, Martín-Noguerol T, Hernández-Cortes P. Corona mortis artery avulsion due to a stable pubic ramus fracture. Orthopedics. 2012 Jan 16;35(1):e80-2. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20111122-25. PMID: 22229619. 

Sealy EB, Schammel CM, Varma R, Devane AM. Corona mortis in the setting of pelvic trauma: Case series and review of the literature. Am J Interv Radiol 2023;7:9. 

Cardoso GI, Chinelatto LA, Hojaij F, Akamatsu FE, Jacomo AL. Corona Mortis: A Systematic Review of Literature. Clinics (Sao Paulo). 2021 Apr 16;76:e2182. doi: 10.6061/clinics/2021/e2182. PMID: 33886786; PMCID: PMC8024925.

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