Bullet embolism (BE) is a rare phenomenon following a gunshot wound. A middle cerebral artery BE was detected in a 36-year-old male patient following a perforating left thoracic gunshot wound without obvious cranial injury. This paper discusses a case of BE in the cranial circulation in conjunction with a review of the relevant literature.
- Bullet Embolism
- Middle Cerebral Artery
- Gunshot Wound
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Contributors All authors have been involved in the conception, literature search and design of the manuscript.
Competing interests None declared.
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