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Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences
School of Medical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia
ISSN: 1394-195X
Vol. 14, No. 2, 2007, pp. 58-61
Bioline Code: mj07027
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

Malaysian Journal of Medical Sciences, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2007, pp. 58-61

 en Hand Grenade Blast Injuries: An Experience in Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia
Kamauzaman, Tuan Hairulnizam Tuan; Ahmad, Rashidi; Latif, Kursi Abdul; Hamzah, Mohd Saharuddin Shah Che & Kheng, Cheah Phee


Hand grenade explosion is a rare occasion in our local community. Most of us have seen or heard about the injuries only from the TV news or newspaper. We report two cases of bomb blast injury that occurred in an army camp in September 2000. These case studies illustrate the clinical presentations of hand grenade blast injures that present with multiple organ involvement. We would like to share our experience in managing such cases in a busy emergency department and highlight the outcome of those two cases. Certain issues pertaining to the complexity of the injuries and mass casualty management are also highlighted.

Hand Grenade Blast Injuries, Clinical Presentation, Outcome

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