Gun shot injury

Case contributed by Dr Ahmed Abdrabou


Young protester had gun shot injury followed by exploration and colostomy

Patient Data

Age: 17 years old
Gender: Male

There is moderate right pleural effusion with high density fluid ? blood. Also there is right perinephric collection at the right posterior perirenal space, laceration at the posterior segment of right hepatic lobe and right urinoma adjacent to the right pelvicalyceal system and confirmed by prone scan.

Case Discussion

Gun shot injury is type of penetrating trauma that has variable effects according to the injured organ, type of weapon used and distance at which the bullet was shot.

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Case information

rID: 29238
Published: 11th May 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Urogenital
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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