Case Report

Isolated Breast Trauma Due to Gunshot Injury: Case Report


  • Akın Önder
  • Murat Kapan
  • Sadullah Girgin
  • Zülfü Arıkanoğlu
  • Fatih Taşkesen
  • Ünal Beyazıt

Received Date: 27.04.2011 Accepted Date: 13.06.2011 Eurasian J Emerg Med 2013;12(4):229-230

Gunshot wounds represent a major part of traumas, but isolated breast lesions due to gunshot wound are rare. A 51-year-old woman presented to the emergency department because of a close range gunshot wound. There were projectile entrance and exit lesions in the left breast. Debridement, hemostasis and drainage were performed. The patient was discharged without any complications.

Keywords: Gunshot injury, isolated, breast trauma