A Firearm Injury- A Dramatically Strange Positioned Bullet

A Dramatically Strange Positioned Bullet: Firearm Injury

Authors

  • Neeraj Dhiman Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
  • Nishtha Junior Resident,
  • Shweta Kanoujia Junior Resident
  • Aswathi Krishnan Junior Resident

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52977/ujmfs.2021.1.2.11

Abstract

Firearm injury patterns of the craniomaxillofacial region present a unique, and challenging task for the facial trauma surgeon. The tissue disruption associated with ballistic injury to the head and neck region can be daunting, and the identification of normal anatomic planes which is potentially lost within bleeding and destroyed soft and hard tissues can challenge the skills of even the most experienced facial trauma specialist. Here we report a case in which bullet was radiographically found at a distant location without any wound tract.

Author Biographies

Neeraj Dhiman, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi

Professor, Dept of  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Debtal Sciences,

Nishtha, Junior Resident,

Dept. of OMFS, FDS, IMS,BHU

Shweta Kanoujia, Junior Resident

dept. of OMFS,FDS,IMS,BHU

Aswathi Krishnan, Junior Resident

dept. of OMFS,FDS,IMS,BHU

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Published

2021-09-26

How to Cite

Dhiman, N., Chauhan, N., Kanoujia, S. ., & Krishnan, . A. (2021). A Firearm Injury- A Dramatically Strange Positioned Bullet: A Dramatically Strange Positioned Bullet: Firearm Injury. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY AND ORAL SCIENCES, 1(2). https://doi.org/10.52977/ujmfs.2021.1.2.11