Short-range shotgun wounds to the face

M. F. Zide, B. N. Epker

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

23 Scopus citations


To efficiently treat short-range shotgun wounds to the face, it is imperative to have a basic understanding of the causes, pathogenesis, probable extent of initial injury, primary treatment principles, and secondary reconstruction problems associated with these injuries. This paper deals with these basic principles in an attempt to provide a guide to the treatment of these devastating injuries.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationJournal of Oral Surgery
Number of pages12
StatePublished - 1979

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery


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