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BMJ Case Rep. 2010; 2010: bcr0120102609.
Published online 2010 September 22. 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


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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