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Hani Ashamalla, MD

""FAMILY HEALTH SERVICES OF EAST CENTRAL OHIO, INC.""

155 MCMILLEN DR

Articles

Bullet in the Brain

September 14, 2005

While evaluating this 26-year-old man for suspected sinusitis, skull films revealed the fragments of a 32-caliber gunshot embedded in his brain. The anteroposterior and lateral radiographs show three metallic bullet fragments; the largest remnant is on the left side of the occipitoparietal region. The patient reported being shot at age 11 but denied any residual neurologic signs.

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