TASER to scalp

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

ETOH intoxication and taser done.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Taser barb within the right occipital scalp.

CT

Taser barb within the right occipital scalp. Small left frontal scalp contusion (not shown).

Case Discussion

TASER used by law enforcement to control ETOH intoxication.

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Case information

rID: 53487
Published: 20th May 2017
Last edited: 25th Nov 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included