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Bullet to the clivus.

McHugh CHM - MedPix (2006)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Bullet to the clivus.

History: A male soldier was shot in the right shoulder while on security detail in Iraq.

Findings: Metallic fragments from projectile in right temporal bone demonstrating ballistic tract. The bullet entered the external auditory canal, penetrated the petrous portion of the temporal bone, and stopped in the clivus. The bullet appears to have tumbled from when it entered the EAM to lodging into the clivus.

Ddx: Bullet to the clivus.

Dxhow: CT only, bullet was left in.

Exam: Entrance and exit wound in right shoulder. Also entrance wound in Right EAM. Not able to hear out of right ear.

No MeSH data available.


Soft tissue windows showing entrance wound
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Bullet to the clivus.

McHugh CHM - MedPix (2006)

Soft tissue windows showing entrance wound
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MPX2060_synpic27727: Soft tissue windows showing entrance wound

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Bullet to the clivus.

History: A male soldier was shot in the right shoulder while on security detail in Iraq.

Findings: Metallic fragments from projectile in right temporal bone demonstrating ballistic tract. The bullet entered the external auditory canal, penetrated the petrous portion of the temporal bone, and stopped in the clivus. The bullet appears to have tumbled from when it entered the EAM to lodging into the clivus.

Ddx: Bullet to the clivus.

Dxhow: CT only, bullet was left in.

Exam: Entrance and exit wound in right shoulder. Also entrance wound in Right EAM. Not able to hear out of right ear.

No MeSH data available.