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BMJ Case Rep. 2010; 2010: bcr0120102609.
Published online Sep 22, 2010. doi:  10.1136/bcr.01.2010.2609
PMCID: PMC3028013
Reminder of important clinical lesson
Right thoracoabdominal stab injury penetrating the liver and gallbladder: case report and lessons in penetrating knife wounds to the chest and abdomen
Ewen A Griffiths, Ahmed Mohamed, and Chris S Ball
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Trust, Barrow-in-Furnes, Cumbria, UK
Correspondence to Ahmed Mohamed, dr.ahmedmalik/at/gmail.com
Abstract
The authors report a patient who suffered a penetrating knife injury to the right thoracoabdominal region which penetrated through the liver and both sides of the gallbladder. This injury was treated successfully by laparotomy and cholecystectomy.
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