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Penetrating head injury - Knife

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Presentation

This soldier was stabbed in the head with a 9 inch knife while patrolling the streets of Baghdad.

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Male

The knife is entering at the right temporal region, above the right zygomatic arch crossing the right orbit.

Case Discussion

This soldier was stabbed in the head with a 9 inch knife while patrolling the streets of Baghdad. Miraculously he survived without permanent damage to his brain.

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Case information

rID: 12472
Published: 28th Nov 2010
Last edited: 4th Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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