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Concealed Penetrating Parietal Lobe Injury Due to Stab Wound: Case Report

Journal: Austin Journal of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine (Vol.1, No. 1)

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Keywords : Penetrating brain injury; Stab wound; Knife; Parietal lobe;

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Penetrating brain injury may occur as a result of the bullets shrapnel parts of gunshot wounds, wood, knife, and glass. Thick and hard structure of the skull protects the brain from external forces. However, relatively thin structures roof of orbital cavity, temporal bone, and cribriform plate make the brain susceptible to penetrating injury. These injuries mostly occur in maxillofacial region. Herein, we present a penetrating parietal lobe injury due to stab wound.

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