Cranial gun shot injury

Case contributed by Dr Elshan Abdullayev


Girl was playing with father's gun at home. Accidentally shot herself

Patient Data

Age: 8 years
Gender: Female

Displacement of oculus bulbi to anterior.

Free air in oculus bulbus and choroidal detachment. Free air and hematoma in right orbit.

Bullet in the right cerebellar hemisphere, also note bone fragment, hematoma and free air in bullet's pathway.

Case Discussion

This case shows trauma caused by gun. The child was playing with a gun and shot herself. Bullet entered from right orbit and stopped in right cerebellum.

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Case information

rID: 51113
Published: 4th Feb 2017
Last edited: 5th Feb 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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