Kicked in the Face by a Fish

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Facial trauma caused by animals is a well known aetiology for maxillofacial injuries. Our case is an injury to the midface and upper face, caused by an unusual animal in the world of maxillofacial trauma, in circumstances not very commonly seen, and certainly only exists in few parts of the world. This assault results in a fracture in one of the stronger corners of the orbital cavity rather than the commonly seen floor fractures which is partly likely to break first with blunt external trauma.

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Rane, T. and Taha, S. (2015) Kicked in the Face by a Fish. Open Journal of Emergency Medicine, 3, 41-44. doi: 10.4236/ojem.2015.34008.

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