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Pharyngeal perforation secondary to electrical shock from a Taser gun
  1. M Al-Jarabah,
  2. J Coulston,
  3. D Hewin
  1. Department of General Surgery, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK
  1. Mr J Coulston, Department of General Surgery, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Great Western Road, Gloucester GL1 3NN, UK; jamescoulston{at}yahoo.co.uk

Abstract

The case history is presented of a patient who developed pharyngeal perforation following the use of a Taser electroshock gun. This complication has not previously been reported.

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  • Competing interests: None.

  • Patient consent: Informed consent was obtained.

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