Clin Surg | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Diagnosis and Management of an Isolated Tracheal Gunshot Wound

David S. Demos* and Leah M. Backhus

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA

*Correspondance to: David S. Demos 

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Abstract

Penetrating trauma to the intrathoracic tracheobronchial tree continues to present a unique and challenging emergency. We present a case of an isolated gunshot wound to the distal trachea, and discuss the challenges in diagnosis and management of such injuries.

Citation:

Demos DS, Backhus LM. Diagnosis and Management of an Isolated Tracheal Gunshot Wound. Clin Surg. 2017; 2: 1710.

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