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Abdominal Injury Due to a Hand Held Flare: An Ongoing Insult
  1. Mr S Neequaye, Department of General Surgery1,
  2. J Gill1,
  3. J Hance1,
  4. P Sivagnanam1 and
  5. P Rutter1
  1. 1Wexham Park hospital, Wexham, Slough, Berkshire 01753 633633 01753 633632 s_neequaye{at}


Although traumatic abdominal missile injuries have been previously widely reported, there are no reports on penetrating hand held flare injuries. We report a case of a penetrating abdominal flare injury and the subsequent complications that occurred as a result of this unique injury.

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