Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 7

Penetrating Self Inflicted Injury of the Laryngopharynx

Vinayak Subramaniam*

Department of ENT, Pandit General Hospital, India

*Corresponding Author: Vinayak Subramaniam, Department of ENT, Pandit General Hospital, India.

Received: June 06, 2024; Published: June 30, 2024

Abstract

As the adage goes “Man proposes God Disposes”, presenting an unusual case of self inflicted suicidal cut throat injury.
This case is quiet unusual for quite a few reasons:
• It was initially managed at a sub divisional hospital
• The patient survived after such an injury which almost happened 18 hours prior to being brought to our center.
• Initial and timely management and referral of the patient with such an injury.

Keywords: Self Inflicted Suicidal Cut Throat Injury; Timely Management

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Citation

Citation: Vinayak Subramaniam. “Penetrating Self Inflicted Injury of the Laryngopharynx".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 6.7 (2024): 44-46.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Vinayak Subramaniam. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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