Wounds of a Car Crash Victim

Shared by a physician in Venezuela specializing in General Practice

The patient was a 45-year-old man who, after a road accident, collided head-on with another vehicle. He presented an incipient cutting wound in the left frontal and periorbital region, with soft tissue damage and multiple lacerations of the left upper eyelid. He also said that the posterior of his head made impact with the dashboard and windshield of his vehicle. Upon admission, he was evaluated by internal medicine, was vigilant, aware, and stated that he was not wearing a seatbelt at the moment of the collision.

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