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n South African Journal of Surgery - Missile embolism - pulmonary vein to systemic bullet embolism : a case report and review of the literature : case report

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Abstract

Missile embolism occurs very rarely. It was first reported by Thomas Davis in 1834, and only 153 cases had been reported up to 1988. Rich . reported a 0.3% incidence in 7 500 cases of vascular injury in the Vietnam conflict. To our knowledge, this is the first reported case of pulmonary vein entry and internal carotid artery embolisation.

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2008-05-01
2016-12-06
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