Gunshot injury - thigh

Case contributed by Prof Cláudio Souza


Gunshot injury to the right thigh. Absence of significant external bleeding. The patient underwent CT angiography to check for possible associated vascular injury.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Male

Common femoral artery and deep femoral artery are intact, there is no evidence of injury in large vessels.

Streak artifacts from the bullet fragments.

Case Discussion

See also imaging of gunshot injuries.

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Case information

rID: 14744
Published: 25th Aug 2011
Last edited: 2nd Oct 2019
System: Vascular
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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