The penetrating injury
of the neck with a wooden stick may pose a diagnostic and therapeutic dilemma.
Laparoscopy for penetrating injury
was done was done for 2 patients.
It is further classified as penetrating injury
(POT), intraocular foreign body (IOFB) and perforating injury.
Three patients of penetrating injury
with uveal tissue prolapse and severe corneal laceration were eviscerated and one patient who had eyeball protrusion due to cow horn injury underwent enucleation Figure 4.
The delayed presentation of carotid pseudoaneurysm after penetrating injury
is extremely rare as exemplified by this case.
Clinical Features of vascular injuries 'Hard' signs 'Soft' signs Absent pulse History of active bleeding Ischaemic limb Decreased pulse Pulsatile bleeding Non-expanding haematoma Expanding haematoma Injury to an adjacent nerve Shock with ongoing bleeding Penetrating injury
in close proximity to a major vessel Palpable thrill or an audible bruit Table 2.
Trauma including blunt or penetrating injury
, proptosis and uveitis are common in birds.
Nevertheless commonly described etiologic factors for TPNI include motor vehicle accident (MVA), penetrating injury
, gunshot wound (GSW), crush, compression, traction, ischemia, occupational injury, sports-related injury, and explosion-related injury (1,3).
Neuroradiological consultation (BH, JW) was obtained and the question of a penetrating injury
was raised (Figure 2 right).
Pars plana vitrectomy for severe penetrating injury
with posterior segment involvement.
Traumatic diaphragmatic rupture (TDR) may result from a penetrating injury
or blunt thoracoabdominal trauma and results in communication between the pleural and peritoneal cavities [1-3].
He also had 'wedging' of one of his vertebrae, resulting from compression of the spine or extreme bending - and it was also discovered he had a penetrating injury
to his backside.
A penetrating injury
could have the same end result.
Cardiac laceration is common in patients with sharp penetrating injury
He suffered a large sharp force trauma, possibly from a sword or staff weapon, and a penetrating injury
from the tip of an edged weapon.