This material must not be used for commercial purposes, or in any hospital or medical facility. Failure to comply may result in legal action. Medically reviewed by Drugs. Last updated on March 4, A gunshot wound GSW to your abdomen may cause damage to your liver, stomach, intestines, colon, or spine. It may also cause damage to your kidneys, bladder, or other structures in your abdomen.
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Methods: Children and adolescents 18 years and younger presenting with pedal puncture wounds from September to December of were retrospectively studied. Exclusion criteria included adult patients, wounds related to animal bites, lacerations associated with a motor vehicle collision or all-terrain vehicle accidents, gunshot wounds, degloving injuries, or injuries resulting in complex lacerations to the foot. Results: A total of children presented to emergency department ED with a pedal puncture wound. Average age was 9. Prophylactic antibiotic therapy was administered in cases
A man whose gunshot wound created a window into his stomach enabled scientists to understand digestion. But the patient, a fur trapper named Alexis St. Martin, also transformed how physiologists studied the body, new research suggests. People "realized this was a revolutionary approach to doing physiology and medicine.
Metrics details. Civilian gunshot wounds to the head refer to brain injury caused by projectiles such as gun projectiles and various fragments generated by explosives in a power launch or explosion. Gunshot wounds to the head are the deadliest of all gun injuries.