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Backstabbing--a report of an unusual case.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15538609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case of a 25-year-old male with a deep knife stab injury in the back is reported. The stab wound penetrated the left thorax and the left lung was injured, a thoracotomy was performed and the patient survived. The injured man could not remember what had happened, his bag was missing and the incident was therefore considered to be due to a robbery. Further results of the police investigations and the forensic pathology inspection revealed an extremely unusual accident constellation.
Authors:
H Pfeiffer; G Fechner; B Brinkmann
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2004-11-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of legal medicine     Volume:  119     ISSN:  0937-9827     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Legal Med.     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-15     Completed Date:  2005-11-10     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9101456     Medline TA:  Int J Legal Med     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Legal Medicine, Röngenstrasse 23, 48149 Münster, Germany. pfeiffh@uni-muenster.de
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Accidents*
Adult
Alcoholic Intoxication / complications*
Humans
Lung / surgery
Lung Injury*
Male
Thoracic Injuries / pathology*,  surgery
Thoracotomy
Wounds, Stab / pathology*,  surgery

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