Cervical penetrating trauma: literature review

Authors

  • Artur Dantas Freire UFRN, Brazil
  • Thiago Emanuel Véras Lemos
  • Senival Alves de Oliveira-Júnior
  • Rielly de Sousa e Silva
  • Amália Cinthia Meneses Rêgo
  • Irami Araújo-Filho
  • Aldo da Cunha Medeiros University Federal of Rio Grande do Norte

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20398/jscr.v4i2.5494

Keywords:

Cervical trauma, penetrating neck injury, surgical exploration, conservative treatment

Abstract

Penetrating neck injuries are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in emergency admissions and surgical emergency services, so it is extremely important the anatomical and functional knowledge of the main structures affected during trauma. This article is a literature review of the major anatomical divisions, besides directing the physician to the diagnosis and best choice through selective management that seeks to identify patients who could benefit from surgical treatment of their wounds in an attempt to decrease the number of operations unnecessary.

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Published

11-07-2014

How to Cite

FREIRE, A. D.; LEMOS, T. E. V.; OLIVEIRA-JÚNIOR, S. A. de; SILVA, R. de S. e; RÊGO, A. C. M.; ARAÚJO-FILHO, I.; MEDEIROS, A. da C. Cervical penetrating trauma: literature review. JOURNAL OF SURGICAL AND CLINICAL RESEARCH, [S. l.], v. 4, n. 2, p. 57–62, 2014. DOI: 10.20398/jscr.v4i2.5494. Disponível em: https://periodicos.ufrn.br/jscr/article/view/5494. Acesso em: 24 sep. 2022.

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REVIEW