, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 137-139

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A fatal brain injury caused by a needlefish

  • M. J. McCabeAffiliated withDepartment of Radiology, The Straub Hospital
  • , W. M. HammonAffiliated withDepartment of Neurosurgery, The Straub Hospital
  • , B. W. HalsteadAffiliated withWorld Life Research Institute
  • , T. H. NewtonAffiliated withDepartment of Radiology, University of California, School of Medicine

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

Key words

Carotid-cavernous sinus fistula Needlefish Penetrating carotid injury