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False (traumatic) aneurysm of the facial artery caused by a foreign body.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3088164     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
False (traumatic) aneurysms of the facial regions are relatively rare. The facial artery is most often involved. A case of false aneurysm caused by penetration of the facial artery by a small, sharp object is reported. The object was lodged in the wall of the aneurysm. Metallurgical investigation identified the foreign body as a fragment of a metal hammer. This finding may be important from a forensic point of view.
M A Cohen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0901-5027     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-08-20     Completed Date:  1986-08-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8605826     Medline TA:  Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg     Country:  DENMARK    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  336-8     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Aneurysm / etiology*,  pathology
Face / blood supply*
Foreign Bodies / complications*
Foreign-Body Reaction / pathology

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