Wild Boar Attacks

  title={Wild Boar Attacks},
  author={Abd{\"u}lkadir Gunduz and Suleyman Turedi and Irfan Nuhoğlu and Asım Kalkan and Suha Turkmen},
  booktitle={Wilderness \& environmental medicine},
Abstract Attacks on humans by wild boar (Sus scrofa) are occasionally reported in rural areas of Turkey. While fatalities are rare, individuals may sustain significiant soft tissue trauma. Lower extremity lacerations of up to 10 cm in length and 4 cm deep were seen in the 3 cases reviewed. Injuries to the upper abdomen and chest occured in one case. Attacks frequently occur in forested areas covered by dense brushwood, and their incidence is increased during the rutting season. In contrast to… Expand
Fatal tusk injuries from a wild boar attack
The pattern of a wild boar tusk wound following an attack on a 65-year-old man who sustained fatal injuries as a result is discussed. Expand
The Forensic Pathology of Fatal Attacks by the Large Mammals Inhabiting the Nordic Wilderness—A Literature Review
This review summarizes reported cases of fatal attacks by large mammals that inhabit the Nordic wilderness, namely brown bear, moose, wild boar, and wolf, and attempts to elucidate injury patterns that can guide the forensic pathologist to identifying the species and modus operandi of the attacker. Expand
Management of a wild boar wound: a case report.
The clinical management of a wild boar bite wound is discussed with a review of the literature and the patient had 2 skin and deep tissue lacerations on the posterior aspect of his thigh. Expand
Wild Pig Attacks on Humans
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Case report: Pig attack with successful postexposure prophylaxis management.
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Bite Wounds Caused by a Wild Boar: A Case Report.
A 74-year-old man was attacked by a wild boar while on his way home from his farm in the daytime in winter 2017 on the rural Izu peninsula and received antibiotics and a tetanus toxoid booster and his wounds healed successfully. Expand
Penetrating Anorectal Injury Caused by a Wild Boar Attack: A Case Report.
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The nature of attacks by wild boar (Sus scrofa) and wild boar/domestic pig hybrids (´javaporcos´) and the conduct of anti-rabies care in Brazil
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Animal Attacks and Injuries: Fatal
This chapter deals with fatal animal attacks on humans and their causation, circumstances surrounding them, injuries sustained, and associated medicolegal aspects. Expand


Death by attack from a wild boar.
This case is reported for its rarity, for the awareness of the possible injuries in such unnatural deaths, and for the factors predisposing to a boar attack. Expand
Bull horn injuries in rural India.
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An unusual gram-negative rod was isolated from a hand infection following a pig bite and was indole positive and produced yellow-pigmented growth, which placed it in the genus Flavobacterium, but its other features did not appear to be those of a named species. Expand
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