Paediatric firearm injuries in the UK are uncommon. We present two children with BB-gun pellets in the parapharyngeal space who were managed conservatively and remained asymptomatic 6 months after the gunshot injury. The management of asymptomatic firearm injuries in children is discussed and a literature review included.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh|
|State||Published - Dec 1 1997|
- BB guns
- Neck trauma
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