An unusual case of fatal transection of femoral vessels

Y. P. Raghavendra Babu, Shabin Fahad, Alok Atreya, Shankar Bakkannavar, G. N. Pramod Kumar, Jenash Acharya

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Penetrating injuries to the chest and abdomen are commonly reported in the literature. In most cases the causative agent would be a sharp knife or a metallic object. Rarely penetrating injuries can be caused by relatively blunt objects like an iron rod, pencil, glass fragments, etc. Here we report a case of accidental penetrating injury of the left groin by a glass fragment resulting in fatal transection of femoral vessels.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)307-309
Number of pages3
JournalEgyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Health(social science)
  • Law

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    Raghavendra Babu, Y. P., Fahad, S., Atreya, A., Bakkannavar, S., Pramod Kumar, G. N., & Acharya, J. (2016). An unusual case of fatal transection of femoral vessels. Egyptian Journal of Forensic Sciences, 6(3), 307-309.