Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Rodríguez CR, Anaya VS, Fajardo BR, Vázquez-Vela Johnson G
Gunshot injuries of the spine without spinal cord injury. Report of two cases
Acta Ortop Mex 2000; 14 (1)

Language: Español
References: 7
Page: 96-98
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This is the report of two patients seen in 1997, with penetrating gunshot injury of the rachimedular canal, without permanent neurological implications. One of them had no surgical treatment and the other with compressive right L3 radiculopathy, succeded after the extraction of the foreign body. None of the patients presented complications and were followed up for a period of 3-6 months.

Key words: spine, spinal card, wounds, gunshot fire arms.


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