Journal of Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences

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

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


KP Singaravelu1, Vinay R Pandit1, Ramaprakasha Saya2, V Nagasubramanyam1 
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

Correspondence Address:
Dr. V Nagasubramanyam
Department of Emergency Medicine and Trauma, JIPMER, Pondicherry - 605 006
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Singaravelu K P, Pandit VR, Saya R, Nagasubramanyam V. Unusual cause of chest trauma: Case report of wild boar attack.J NTR Univ Health Sci 2018;7:285-287


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Singaravelu K P, Pandit VR, Saya R, Nagasubramanyam V. Unusual cause of chest trauma: Case report of wild boar attack. J NTR Univ Health Sci [serial online] 2018 [cited 2023 Feb 5 ];7:285-287
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