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Visual diagnosis: Enucleation status post gunshot wound to the head: A visual diagnosis/case report

Bobby Desai* and Benjamin Mahon

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University of Florida Department of Emergency Medicine P.O. Box 100186 Gainesville, 32610, FL, USA

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International Journal of Emergency Medicine 2011, 4:61  doi:10.1186/1865-1380-4-61

Published: 3 October 2011


We present the case of a patient who attempted to commit suicide via a gunshot to the head. However, instead of ending his life, he destroyed both of his eyes. Computed tomography scans are shown.