A work-related death due to a penetrating chest injury

D. Katanick, M. L. Taff, W. U. Spitz

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Penetrating injuries of the chest are uncommon in the workplace. We report an unusual case of a machinist who was killed when a drill press broke and a flying metallic fragment penetrated his thorax.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)163-164
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes


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