Gun shot wound to the leg

Case contributed by Dr Sajoscha Sorrentino

Presentation

Patient reports that an unknown man shot him in the leg.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

In this case the bullet, showing deformation and fragmentation, transversed the distal femur, the impact causing a dislocated fracture of the femoral shaft.

Case Discussion

In this case the bullet, showing deformation and fragmentation, transversed the distal femur, the impact causing a dislocated fracture of the femoral shaft.

Imaging of gun shot injuries

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Case information

rID: 16892
Published: 27th Feb 2012
Last edited: 5th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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