, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 137–139

A fatal brain injury caused by a needlefish


  • M. J. McCabe
    • Department of RadiologyThe Straub Hospital
  • W. M. Hammon
    • Department of NeurosurgeryThe Straub Hospital
  • B. W. Halstead
    • World Life Research Institute
  • T. H. Newton
    • Department of RadiologyUniversity of California, School of Medicine

DOI: 10.1007/BF00329055

Cite this article as:
McCabe, M.J., Hammon, W.M., Halstead, B.W. et al. Neuroradiology (1978) 15: 137. doi:10.1007/BF00329055


A traumatic internal carotid-cavernous sinus fistula due to a penetrating injury caused by a needlefish is described.

Key words

Carotid-cavernous sinus fistulaNeedlefishPenetrating carotid injury
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