SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Procedures
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: Penetrating neck injuries comprise of 5 to 10% of all trauma cases, potentially dangerous and require emergency management. Various vital structures like neck vessels,pharynx,trachea,esophagus,brachial plexus,peripheral nerves and cranial nerves are being unprotected, are vulnerable to trauma. We are presenting a case of accidental penetrating injury of the neck with a chip-of-stone during chiselling causing pneumomediastinum and foreign-body in the tracheobronchial tree.