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Citation

Fernandez LG, Radhakrishnan J, Gordon RT, Shah MR, Lain KY, Messersmith RN, Roettger RH, Norwood SH. J. Trauma 1995; 38(3): 384-389.

Affiliation

Department of Surgery, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois, USA.

Copyright

(Copyright © 1995, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins)

DOI

unavailable

PMID

7897723

Abstract

Penetrating thoracic injury from BB shot remains an innocuous event in most patients, but factors including location, proximity, gun type, and patient weight may identify groups at risk. The following cases demonstrate morbidity and mortality in two patients, and this experience may suggest the need for reassessment of this injury.

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