Circumscribed injuries caused by an explosion in firecracker factory

K. R. Nagesh, Ritesh G. Menezes, B. Suresh Kumar Shetty, Anand Menon

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Abstract

Firecracker display is used worldwide for celebrating religious festivities, New Year celebrations and various other occasions. Explosion during the manufacture of firecrackers can result in serious injuries. We, herein, report a case, where a person succumbed to injuries sustained in an explosion in a firecracker factory. Superficial to deep burns, traumatic amputation of right upper limb, and multiple abrasions and lacerations were present on various parts of the body with contusion of internal thoracic and abdominal organs. Also, multiple punctured circumscribed wounds with burnt floor and margins were present over the body.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-171
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Forensic and Legal Medicine
Volume17
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2010
Externally publishedYes

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Explosions
factory
Wounds and Injuries
Traumatic Amputation
Contusions
Lacerations
Burns
Human Body
Upper Extremity
human being
Thorax

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine
  • Law

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Nagesh, K. R. ; Menezes, Ritesh G. ; Shetty, B. Suresh Kumar ; Menon, Anand. / Circumscribed injuries caused by an explosion in firecracker factory. In: Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. 2010 ; Vol. 17, No. 3. pp. 169-171.
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In: Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine, Vol. 17, No. 3, 01.04.2010, p. 169-171.

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