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Chainsaw penetrating neck injury.
  1. A F Brown
  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Queensland, Australia.


    A case of chainsaw injury to the neck is described. Previous reports in the English language are exceedingly rare. A brief discussion of safety features on chain saws is followed by a review of selective vs. mandatory surgical exploration in penetrating neck trauma, including the role of ancillary diagnostic tests.

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