IMAGES IN PAEDIATRICS: Ironing board impalement

Napier, Fiona; Fountain-Polley, Simon; Kallapa, Chetana
September 2007
Archives of Disease in Childhood;Sep2007, Vol. 92 Issue 9, p758
Academic Journal
Two photographs depicting X-rays of a child who impaled himself on the ratchet mechanism are presented.


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