Incidence of intracranial bullet fragment migration.

@article{Rapp1999IncidenceOI,
  title={Incidence of intracranial bullet fragment migration.},
  author={Ludwig Rapp and Carlos A. Arce and R Mckenzie and W R Darmody and D R Guyot and Daniel B Michael},
  journal={Neurological research},
  year={1999},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={
          475-80
        }
}
Migration of retained bullets or bullet fragments may present as a complication of gunshot wounds to the head. This phenomenon has been reported in cases of abscess formation or retained copper fragments. Management of such migratory fragments is controversial. The purpose of this study is to determine the incidence of fragment migration in a population of neurosurgical patients treated for gunshot wounds to the head. Two-hundred and thirteen cases treated at Detroit Receiving Hospital between… CONTINUE READING

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