New TASER injuries: lacrimal canaliculus laceration and ethmoid bone fracture.

  title={New TASER injuries: lacrimal canaliculus laceration and ethmoid bone fracture.},
  author={Antoine de Runz and Christophe Minetti and Muriel Brix and Etienne Simon},
  journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery},
  volume={43 6},
The TASER is a non-lethal conducted electrical weapon intended to incapacitate a person. The growing use of the TASER has resulted in an increased risk of injuries, including those to the face. We report a case of lacrimal canaliculus laceration and ethmoid bone fracture caused by an extra penetration (XP) TASER X26 dart. A 35-year-old was subdued with a TASER head shot; the probe was discharged into the left medial canthus without causing any ocular lesions. A computed tomography scan revealed… Expand
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