Penetrating Neck Trauma with a Knife; a Case Report
Iranian Journal of Emergency Medicine,
Vol. 9 No. 1 (2022),
Managing neck trauma is a challenging issue in the emergency department. Stable-appearing patients may suffer from vascular, laryngeal, or neurologic complications. The patient was a 41-year-old man who was transported to the hospital by a pre-hospital emergency medical service, following a fight and stabbing in the II area of the neck on the right side. The site of the trauma was the middle part of the right side of the neck. The patient was fully conscious. He had spontaneous speech and his airway was open. The patient was transferred to the operating room after the initial procedures in the emergency department. during surgery, the knife was removed from the neck. Clinical management and providing a suitable platform to accelerate the process of interventions can have a favorable effect on the prognosis of patients.
- Wounds and Injuries
- Foreign Bodies
- Wounds, Stab
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