Nonoperative Management of Gunshot Injury of Abdomen in A 10-Year-Old Boy

Karabulut, Ramazan; Turkyilmaz, Zafer; Sonmez, Kaan; Basaklar, Abdullah
June 2013
Indian Journal of Surgery;Jun2013 Supplement, Vol. 75, p166
Academic Journal
Selective conservative therapy has not gained popularity in the management of abdominal gunshot wounds, and standard practice is mandatory exploration irrespective of clinical signs and symptoms. In this report, we describe a 10-year-old boy with an abdominal gunshot wound with stable vital signs who was managed conservatively.


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