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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 63-67

Management of Penetrating Arrow Neck Injury: A Report of Two Cases


1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano; Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yobe State University Teaching Hospital, Damaturu, Nigeria
2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Yobe State University Teaching Hospital, Damaturu, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Auwal Adamu
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano
Nigeria
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/mamcjms.mamcjms_9_20

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Arrow neck injuries are rare in the developed countries due to development of modern firearms and ballistic missiles. However, they are still occuring in developing nations, due to incessant community clashes. Neck region houses the airway, the great vessels and other vital structures, any penetrating injury may result in devastating outcomes. The management can be challenging to even a well-trained surgeon especially in a resource limited center. Therefore, we present our experience in the management of penetrating arrow injury to the neck.


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