A Rare Case of a Gunshot Injury: No Urinary Symptoms with a Voided Bullet


CEYLAN Y., KOZACIOĞLU Z., ŞEN V., DEĞİRMENCİ T., KÜÇÜKTÜRKMEN İ., GÜNLÜSOY B.

Haseki Tıp Bülteni, vol.54, pp.112-114, 2016 (ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Case Report
  • Volume: 54
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/haseki.2841
  • Journal Name: Haseki Tıp Bülteni
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.112-114
  • Keywords: Bladder, cystogram, gunshot wound, trauma, URETHRA, TRAUMA
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Gunshot injuries to the abdominal cavity are cases of emergency which can be life-threatening depending on the organ/s affected. High-velocity penetrating injuries can cause both a penetrating injury to the organs on its' route or can cause blast injury nearby. In most of the cases, the bullet can be found and the defect can be repaired intraoperatively.