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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 285-287

Unusual cause of chest trauma: Case report of wild boar attack

1 Department of Emergency Medicine and Trauma, JIPMER, Pondicherry, India
2 Department of General Medicine, Kanchuru Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

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Dr. V Nagasubramanyam
Department of Emergency Medicine and Trauma, JIPMER, Pondicherry - 605 006
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Boar attack to human is uncommon in India and rarely seen in emergency departments. The usual site of injury in such attacks is lower limbs. We report a case of a wild boar attack with penetrating chest injury.

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