Can the spleen be injured from a fall?

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Its location. The spleen's vulnerable location means it's at risk of injury. A severe blow to the stomach area can crush the spleen, tearing its covering and the tissue inside. Probably also due to the fact that it is the most vascular organ of the body (350 L of blood passes through it per day). For this reason, splenic injury poses a potentially life-threatening situation.

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yes, it could rupture

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