Penetrating neck trauma: stabbing

Case contributed by Dr Steve Lau

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Three stab wounds to neck.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male
Modality: CT

CT neck show bilateral soft tissue lacerations with subcutaneous emphysema and haematoma at level of hyoid bone anterior to carotid space. There are also haematomas within the platysma and strap muscles bilaterally. The wounds have been sutured.

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Case Information

rID: 28550
Case created: 30th Mar 2014
Last edited: 14th Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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