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TALES OF PENETRATING TRAUMA
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 197-198

An unusual case of penetrating head injury in a child


Department of Surgery, MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai - 410 209, India

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Tanweer Karim
Department of Surgery, MGM Medical College, Navi Mumbai - 410 209
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2700.62113

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Penetrating head injuries can be the result of numerous intentional or unintentional events, including missile wounds, stab wounds, and motor vehicle or occupational accidents (nails, screw-drivers). Penetrating head injuries in children constitute only a small part of the total number of traumatic head injuries seen in casualty. We report a case of neuro-trauma who was operated in our institution. Patient, 4 years male presented in casualty on 15/01/09 with a iron rod penetrating into the skull.


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