oa South African Medical Journal - A penetrating wound involving the pulmonary trunk : a medico-legal report

Volume 26, Issue 23
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The medico-Iegal aspects of wounds of the great arteries of the superior mediastinum are outlined briefly, and the literature reviewed. A case is descriptionbed of a t inch incised wound of the pulmonary trunk with survival for 1 1/4 hours.

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