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  • Impact Factor: 1.995**
  • H-Index: 8
  • ISSN: 2474-1647
  • DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647
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Major Scope

  •  Minimally Invasive Surgery
  •  Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  Ophthalmic Surgery
  •  Gastroenterological Surgery
  •  Transplant Surgery
  •  Orthopaedic Surgery
  •  General Surgery
  •  Breast Surgery


Citation: Clin Surg. 2017;2(1) Report | Open Access

Penetrating Facial Injury with Retained Knife Blade: A Case Report

Jennifer Jones, Marcello Guglielmi and Seth R. Brooks

Department of Dentistry, Montefiore Medical Center, USA
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Tennessee Medical Center, USA

*Correspondance to: Seth R. Brooks 

 PDF  Full Text DOI: 10.25107/2474-1647.1411


Retained foreign bodies in the maxillofacial region are uncommon and rarely reported. In this case, a report of a penetrating facial injury with a retained knife blade is presented. The importance of thorough clinical and radiographic examinations in order to prevent the possibility of a missed or failed diagnosis is discussed.


Maxillofacial trauma; Retained foreign body; Penetrating injury

Cite the article

Jones J, Guglielmi M, Brooks SR. Penetrating Facial Injury with Retained Knife Blade: A Case Report. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1411.

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