The Tin Whistle: A Rare and Serious Cause of Penetrating Oropharyngeal Trauma in Children

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Impalement injuries of the oral cavity are common in children and the potential for serious complications including internal carotid artery thrombosis can be unnoticed. We present a patient who sustained a penetrating injury in which a "tin whistle" caused herniation of the parotid gland which was not detected on clinical examination. We discuss the… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2014/562418

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