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A work-related death due to a penetrating chest injury.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3740014     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Penetrating injuries of the chest are uncommon in the work-place. We report an unusual case of a machinist who was killed when a drill press broke and a flying metallic fragment penetrated his thorax.
Authors:
D Katanick; M L Taff; W U Spitz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of forensic medicine and pathology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  0195-7910     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-09-16     Completed Date:  1986-09-16     Revised Date:  2011-02-02    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8108948     Medline TA:  Am J Forensic Med Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  163-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Accidents, Occupational*
Aorta / injuries*
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Wounds, Penetrating / etiology*

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