Corpus ID: 45875171

Penetrating Head Injury Caused by Chopstick & mdash ; Case Report & mdash

  title={Penetrating Head Injury Caused by Chopstick & mdash ; Case Report & mdash},
  author={S. Kawamura and H. Hadeishi and N. Sasaguchi and A. Suzuki and N. Yasui},
  • S. Kawamura, H. Hadeishi, +2 authors N. Yasui
  • Published 2006
  • A 4-year-old boy suffered a transorbital penetrating head injury caused by falling on a wooden chop stick while walking. The chopstick was removed completely, but full diagnosis was delayed for 3 years because the entry wound had not appeared to be serious. The patient later experienced rhinorrhea of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), and recurrent bacterial meningitis. Surgical repair of the CSF fistula at the anterior skull base was performed when the patient was 7 years old. Previous penetrating… CONTINUE READING