Gunshot Injuries of the Temporal Bone

Robin E. Hooper, Robert J. Ruben, Khalid Mahmood

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Gunshot wounds of the temporal bone occur infrequently in a civilian population. Eight such cases are reported and their management discussed. Utilization of microsurgical techniques is mandatory for the adequate removal of missile fragments, assessment of middle ear, mastoid, and facial nerve injuries. It also allows for reconstructive procedures when indicated.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)433-440
Number of pages8
JournalArchives of Otolaryngology
Issue number5
StatePublished - Nov 1972

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology


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