Penetrating neck trauma (stabbing)

Case contributed by Dr Steve Lau


Three stab wounds to neck.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

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

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Case information

rID: 28550
Published: 5th Apr 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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