An unusual case of birdshot embolism


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Berkan O., Gunay I.

CIRCULATION JOURNAL, cilt.66, sa.7, ss.707-708, 2002 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 66 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2002
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1253/circj.66.707
  • Dergi Adı: CIRCULATION JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.707-708

Özet

There are numerous cases of arterial and venous bullet embolism to the heart. An unusual case of birdshot embolus to the right ventricle from the femoral vein caused diagnostic confusion. Distant migration of the foreign bodies via blood vessels has to be taken into consideration after gunshot wounds.