TITLE

Penetrating Head Injury in Planned and Repetitive Deliberate Self-Harm

AUTHOR(S)
Demetriapes, Andreas K.; Papadopoulos, Marios C.
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;May2007, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p536
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the medical images of a 44-year-old has presented to a local emergency department due to his complaints of having headaches over the preceding 11 weeks. Plain radiographs have showed 11 nails penetrating into his brain, which he has confirmed that he has hammered a nail into his head each week. In connection, a detailed history of the patient reveals diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia.
ACCESSION #
25242028

 

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