Unusual delayed presentation of a nail gun injury through the skull base.

@article{Lee2007UnusualDP,
  title={Unusual delayed presentation of a nail gun injury through the skull base.},
  author={Alice D Lee and Young Sang Oh},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2007},
  volume={117 6},
  pages={977-80}
}
Published reports of nail gun injuries to the face are uncommon. We describe an unusual delayed presentation with injury through the infratemporal fossa and a literature review. A 55-year-old patient presented 2 weeks after an unrecognized injury with complaints of a headache. Imaging revealed a nail traversing the infratemporal fossa with intracranial extension. The nail was removed through a preauricular approach without sequelae. Nail gun missiles to the face are uncommon, dramatic, but… CONTINUE READING

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