Missile injuries of face and neck : our experience.

  title={Missile injuries of face and neck : our experience.},
  author={Arun Kakkar and Lalit Kochhar},
  journal={Indian journal of otolaryngology and head and neck surgery : official publication of the Association of Otolaryngologists of India},
  volume={52 4},
Despite the high human and economic casts involved, conventional warfare is still a harsh reality. This study presents 100 cases of missile injuries of face and neck among service personnel involved in high intensify conflict of recent times. These injuries were caused by fragments of improvised explosive devices/artillery shells (68%), Gunshot wounds (24%) or Mine blast injury (8%). The region wise distribution was face (78%) and neck (22%). These injuries were classified as penetrating (25… CONTINUE READING

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