A curious case of attempted infanticide by percutaneous needles insertion: diagnosis and laparoscopic management.

Meriem Braiki, Mongi Mekki, Besma Gafsi, Amine Ksia



This is the case of a 6 month-old boy victim of an attempted infanticide by means of sharp long needles inserted through the abdominal wall. He was successfully managed by laparoscopic approach.


infant; pediatric surgery; laparoscopy; infanticide

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/irjps.v2i2.14066


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