Arrow injury to the head

Case contributed by Dr Michael P Hartung

Presentation

Shot by arrow, evaluate extent of injury.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
CT

Arrow injury through the tip of the left sphenoid greater wing, with tip injuring the tip of the left temporal lobe, but not extending to the orbital apex. 

Photo

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Case Discussion

Arrow injury through the left sphenoid bone, avoiding a devastation injury to the globe or orbital apex. 

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Case information

rID: 75266
Published: 24th Mar 2020
Last edited: 10th May 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Tenwek Hospital