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Mixed hydroblast and missile injury with abdominal eventeration: case report.
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PMID:  21686888     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Gunshot injuries are quite common nowadays. Increasing numbers of high-pressure injection injuries are also being observed with a good correlation with industrial progress. High-pressure devices produce pressures and velocities of fluid streams similar to those generated in firearms. However, no missile plays a part in high-pressure injection injuries. We present the unusual case of mixed missile and hydroblast injury, which has not yet been reported. Physical characteristics, typical patterns of injury and the possibility of infectious complications are shown. The importance of educating workers about safety precautions is emphasised.
Wojciech Marks; Marek Białko; Mariusz Stasiak; Włodzimierz Deja; Michał Penkowski; Katarzyna Golabek-Dropiewska; Jerzy Lasek
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-03-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2009     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-20     Completed Date:  2011-11-10     Revised Date:  2013-04-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Medical University of Gdañsk, Department of Trauma Surgery, Dêbinki Street 7, Gdañsk, 80-211, Poland.
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