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During January 1992 through November 1995, 45 patients who sustained colonic injuries were retrospectively analyzed. Thirty-eight were men and 7 were women, their mean age was 29 years. Blunt abdominal injury from traffic accident was the most common cause. The indication to perform laparotomy was based on physical findings more than diagnostic peritoneal lavage or other investigation. Right side colon was the most common location of injury and multiple colonic injuries was found in One –third of cases. Ninty-one percent of patients had associated intra or extra – abdominal injuries. Primary repair, include simple repair and resection with primary anastomosis, was carried out in most cases. Colostomy was performed in 5 cases. Pneumonia and wound infection were common complications.