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Penetrating intracranial trauma from a fishhook.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1570916     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fishhook injuries rarely pose a true emergency, and only a few cases of posterior ocular injury from fishhooks have been described. We present a case of penetrating ocular, orbital, and cranial trauma produced by a broken fishhook. The morbidity and mortality as well as the initial emergency evaluation of penetrating foreign objects in the orbital-cranial region are discussed.
Authors:
J L Swanson; J A Augustine
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of emergency medicine     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0196-0644     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann Emerg Med     Publication Date:  1992 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-05-28     Completed Date:  1992-05-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8002646     Medline TA:  Ann Emerg Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  568-71     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Emergency Medicine, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Brain Injuries / etiology*,  radiography,  surgery
Eye Foreign Bodies / complications*,  radiography,  surgery
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Wounds, Penetrating / radiography,  surgery

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