Handgun injuries to the foot: treatment of low-velocity, high-energy wound types.

Abstract

The authors present several cases of gunshot injury to the foot. Classification of wounds according to weapon type and caliber is discussed, as well as treatment rationale. Emphasis is placed on the need for detailed wound history and classification as precursors to adequate therapy. The low-velocity, high-energy wound type is introduced, and its variation… (More)

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