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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 169

Penetrating injury from high-speed motor vehicle collision


Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Rhode Island, USA

Correspondence Address:
Alan H Daniels
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital, Rhode Island
USA
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DOI: 10.4103/0974-2700.160735

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We present the case history of a post motor vehicle crash victim with lower extremity fractures and decreased blood flow. Emergent Angipgraphy revealed a foreign body which was later operated and removed. The case emphasizes that High-speed motor vehicle accidents commonly lead to penetrating injury from objects within and outside of the vehicle.


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