Case Reports

An Alternative Approach for Treating Severe Injured Temporomandibular Joints by Gunshot Wounds

Abstract Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) reconstruction is a challenging clinical problem that has been revolutionized due to the development of total alloplastic TMJ replacement (TMJ-TJR); however, the costs are still very high. We used an alternative approach to treat comminuted mandibular condyle fracture with an unviable condyle head caused by gunshot wounds. Our surgical technique consisted […]

Ballistic Trauma

Combat and domestic improvised explosive devices (IEDs) deserve special consideration and mention as they result in additional trauma to the soft and hard tissues that extend far beyond that of typical ballistic patterns of permanent and temporary cavitation effects seen with handguns, shotguns, or even high-powered rifles. In addition to direct tissue damage from blast […]

Case of billateral necrotizing fasciitis post debridement surgery showing muscle exposure

Necrotizing fasciitis (NF), also known as flesh-eating disease, is an infection that results in the death of parts of the body’s soft tissue. It is a severe disease of sudden onset that spreads rapidly. Symptoms usually include red or purple skin in the affected area, severe pain, fever, and vomiting. The most commonly affected areas are the limbs and perineum. ypically, the infection enters the body through a […]

Laparoscopic retrieval of an unusual foreign body

Binay Kumar Shukla, Rajesh Khullar, Anil Sharma, Vandana Soni, Manish Baijal, and Pradeep Chowbey Author information Article notesCopyright and License information Disclaimer INTRODUCTION Foreign body ingestion is a common cause of accidental death. Although approximately 90% of them pass spontaneously, they can result in perforation or obstruction in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract. Toddlers aged 2-3 years are most commonly affected; as […]

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Angle grinder accident​

This is what happens when you use an angle grinder without face protection! The patient suffered lacerations that crossed the left nostril and extended downward, dividing the upper lip. The image on the right shows the patient after the operation, showing excellent aesthetic and functional results with minimal scarring. Before using such a power tool, […]

G-Force injury

An 11-year-old boy who suffered horrific injuries doing a YouTube challenge still refuses to watch the video after realising how close it brought him to death. Tyler Broome took part in the ‘Roundabout of Death’ – where the back wheel of a motorbike is used to spin play equipment at great speed. The schoolboy was […]

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