penetrating trauma


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Related to penetrating trauma: penetrating wound, Abdominal Trauma
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Noun1.penetrating trauma - injury incurred when an object (as a knife or bullet or shrapnel) penetrates into the body
harm, hurt, injury, trauma - any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
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The incidence of penetrating trauma is at obvious rise both in military and civilian7,8.
A 33-year male with history of penetrating trauma to left upper chest in 2006, presented through Medical unit to Radiology Department with complain of hemoptysis.
sup][5] showed a case of rectal perforation due to penetrating trauma successfully closed with disposable endoscopic clips.
Age-related gender differential in outcome after blunt or penetrating trauma.
In 96% (n=544) of cases, the mechanism of TBI was blunt trauma, with 4% (n=19) sustaining penetrating trauma.
Iatrogenic (cannulation), penetrating trauma, vascular tumors, connective tissue diseases, and Behget's disease (BD) are the main etiological factors for true radial artery aneurysms (RAA).
Crossbow injuries are uncommon among penetrating trauma.
In conclusion, this study suggests that currently a considerable proportion of penetrating trauma patients do not achieve the current minimum recommendations at the end of DCS.
13) reported 2-7% of endophthalmitis in penetrating trauma.
The aerodigestive and vascular anatomy of the neck is particularly susceptible to injury in direct blunt or penetrating trauma to the anterior neck (Table 1).
3] Penetrating trauma is an injury that occurs when an object pierces the skin and enters a tissue of the body, creating an open wound.
The physical and genital examination conducted by the Philippine National Police-Scene of the Crime Operatives of the Northern Police District found a deep-healed laceration with indication of blunt force penetrating trauma to the victim.