, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 137–139 | Cite as

A fatal brain injury caused by a needlefish

  • M. J. McCabe
  • W. M. Hammon
  • B. W. Halstead
  • T. H. Newton


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 


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© Springer-Verlag 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. McCabe
    • 1
  • W. M. Hammon
    • 2
  • B. W. Halstead
    • 3
  • T. H. Newton
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyThe Straub HospitalHonolulu
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryThe Straub HospitalHonolulu
  3. 3.World Life Research InstituteColton
  4. 4.Department of RadiologyUniversity of California, School of MedicineSan FranciscoUSA

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