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Atypical Gunshot Injury to the Ear: A Case Report

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Bullet injuries to head and neck are usually associated with high mortality and morbidity due to a number of vital structures lying in close proximity. We present a rare case of air-gun injury with an unusual entry wound. The pellet having a simple trajectory was lodged into middle ear avoiding all important structures.

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Nayak, S. , Sousa, E. and Neeraj, S. (2015) Atypical Gunshot Injury to the Ear: A Case Report. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 4, 73-76. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2015.42013.


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