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Entrance wound in lateral right leg

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Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Entrance wound in lateral right leg

History: Shot in right leg by AK-47

Findings: Entrance wound in lateral right leg impacting the right femur in the proximal diaphysis causing severe comminution of the femur at the impact site creating many secondary missiles. Profound fragmentation of the bullet is then seen making it easy to track the path of the projectile across the medial right thigh, through the scrotal area, into and through the left thigh.

Ddx: Gunshot wound

Dxhow: Plain film

Exam: Entrance wound in lateral right leg Fragments track into left thigh

No MeSH data available.


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Entrance wound in lateral right leg

Danielson DMD - MedPix

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MPX2551_synpic24899: photograph of initial ER plain film

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Madigan Army Medical Center

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Entrance wound in lateral right leg

History: Shot in right leg by AK-47

Findings: Entrance wound in lateral right leg impacting the right femur in the proximal diaphysis causing severe comminution of the femur at the impact site creating many secondary missiles. Profound fragmentation of the bullet is then seen making it easy to track the path of the projectile across the medial right thigh, through the scrotal area, into and through the left thigh.

Ddx: Gunshot wound

Dxhow: Plain film

Exam: Entrance wound in lateral right leg Fragments track into left thigh

No MeSH data available.