Journal of Trauma & Treatment

ISSN: 2167-1222

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Pellet Gunfire Injuries in Head- Neck and Maxillo-Facial Region-An Experience in Kashmir Valley


Showkat Ahmad Showkat, Aamir Yousuf, Iftikhar Ali Wazir and Nadhia Bhagat

Pellet gun injuries is quite commonly faced emergency nowadays in Kashmir because of recent turmoil in valley and has invited a different challenges in modern day to day practice of surgeons mostly otolaryngologists and ophthalmologists . For this reason a study was conducted in an only tertiary care of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Referral Center, ENT, SMHS, Srinagar between July 2016 to September 2016. The pattern, severity and outcome of injuries in head and neck and maxilla-facial region among pellets gun victims in Kashmir region was studied and their management was categorized based on demand and need.


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