Radiology of pharyngeal balling gun injuries.

  • Carly Farrow
  • Published 1999 in
    The Veterinary clinics of North America. Food…


Pharyngeal puncture caused by a balling gun can lead to severe infection and abscessation. Dysphagia and dyspnea soon follow if the injury goes undetected. Radiographically, pharyngeal compression, laryngeal and tracheal displacement, and extensive gas accumulation throughout the throat and cranial neck regions characterize these injuries. This article… (More)


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