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ZAZPE, I. et al. Multiple penetrating brain injuries caused by a nail gun: a case report. Neurocirugía [online]. 2006, vol.17, n.6, pp.544-549. ISSN 1130-1473.
Multiple and self-inflicted penetrating brain injuries (PBI) rare. PBI are rare. We report the case of multiple self-inflicted PBI in a 45 year-old man caused by a nail gun. He was admitted to after shooting four nails into his head and one into his thorax. We review the literature on the topic and describe how this case was successfully managed in our hospital.
Palabras clave : Penetrating brain injury; Nail gun; Intracraneal foreign body.