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Gunshot bullet embolisation in the middle cerebral artery


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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