[Treatment of gunshot wounds of the ear].

  title={[Treatment of gunshot wounds of the ear].},
  author={A A Gorokhov},
  journal={Vestnik otorinolaringologii},
Of 20 males and 2 females aged 18-40 wounded in the ear region and admitted to ENT hospitals, 68% had fragmentation effects, 32% gun wounds, 83% combined injuries. Damage to the temporal bone took place in 66.5%. Foreign body (bullet or fragment) was present in half of the cases. Facial paralysis, unilateral deafness have developed in 40% and 2/3 of the victims, respectively. Advanced otiatric and neurological methods warranted removal of the foreign bodies in all the cases, filling of temporal… CONTINUE READING

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