Arrow Injury in Neck: A Case Presentation
International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017

Arrow Injury in Neck: A Case Presentation

Dr Lakshmi Sinha, Dr Manoj Kumar, Dr Akhilesh Kumar Singh

Most common penetrating anterior neck injuries in the developed world are Gunshot injuries, but in the developing countries, knives, spears, arrows, and machetes are the preferred weapons, particularly in tribal societies. Aim is to present the case report of a shot injury to the anterior neck in 14 year old cattle rearer in a village who presented with history of an arrow shot in anterior part of the neck. There was scanty bleeding from the site with the arrow in-situ sealing the wound. The entrance point of the arrow, about 1 cm in diameter, was just at the anterior border of the right sternocleidomastoid muscle, about 3 cm above the medial end of the right clavicle.

Keywords: Arrow injury in neck, exploration and removal of arrow

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017

Pages: 1178 - 1180

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Dr Lakshmi Sinha, Dr Manoj Kumar, Dr Akhilesh Kumar Singh, "Arrow Injury in Neck: A Case Presentation", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/search_index_results_paperid.php?id=ART20176817, Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017, 1178 - 1180

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