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Emergency case
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Emergency case

⚠️A 15-year-old boy reported to the emergency department after falling from a tree onto a wooden fence! Patient was conscious and well oriented in time and place. He reported after 30 minutes of the injury. He was given 1ml 0.5 mg tetanus vaccine. On presentation the patient was having pain over the injury site with foreign body in situ, his vitals were stable (pulse rate: 80/min, blood pressure: 120/80 mmHg). Thorough examination of the site of injury and facial nerve examination was done where there was no evidence of facial nerve injury. Computed tomography (CT) scan of the neck and face was done to rule out injury to vascular structures and see the extent of injury. CT scan revealed that the foreign body was superficial to the investing layer of deep cervical fascia and all the major neurovascular structures were intact. After identification of the retained foreign object, surgical exploration and removal of the foreign body was made under general anaesthesia. Want to see the surgery and post-op photos? Stay tuned, we will post them soon! Credit: Ambadas Kulkarni, Senior Resident, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, at Journal of clinical and diagnostic research

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about 4 years ago

If it were up to me i whould make an incision ower the wund and not pull it out because it can leave splinters if pulled out by force and the splinters can get infected

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about 4 years ago

OMG😮, Of course I wanna see it.

about 4 years ago

Lucky boy!!!!

about 4 years ago

Haha, yeah that's what I was thinking. Lucky, but unlucky at the same time.

about 4 years ago

Yes, please do share!

about 4 years ago

I’m waiting!

about 4 years ago

Me too!

about 4 years ago

Little luck

about 4 years ago

I am always so impressed with the tiny colourmatching of the iris😷☺👀

about 4 years ago

How can be possible this accident gona happend

almost 4 years ago

Because, shit happens.

almost 4 years ago

Well done

over 2 years ago

Well done

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