Gunshot wound to face: old

Case contributed by Dr David Cuete


History of shotgun blast to the face years ago

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male

Computed tomography shows multiple hyperdense images distributed in the facial region, consistent with shotgun bullets. Also are evident elements of reparative osteosynthesis.


CT streak artifact caused by gunshot bullets.

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Case information

rID: 28087
Published: 13th Apr 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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