Penetrating intracranial wooden object: case report and review of CT morphology, complications, and management.

@article{Arunkumar1999PenetratingIW,
  title={Penetrating intracranial wooden object: case report and review of CT morphology, complications, and management.},
  author={Moses Joseph Arunkumar and S. Selvapandian and Vedantam Rajshekhar},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={1999},
  volume={51 6},
  pages={617-20}
}
BACKGROUND Penetrating intracranial wooden fragments after vehicular accidents are uncommon. The CT morphology, complications, and management in such cases are quite variable. CASE REPORT A 27-year-old male was seen with a "twig" from a tree embedded firmly just below the right medial canthus after a motorcycle accident. Diagnosis of intracranial penetrating wooden object was made on CT scanning. The wooden stick, which had splintered into two, was extricated through a craniotomy in two… CONTINUE READING