There is controversy regarding the management of projectile embolization, a rare complication of penetrating trauma. We present the case of a 5-year-old, 20 kg male with retrograde venous projectile embolization following traumatic injury with a pellet gun. The projectile was successfully removed utilizing a novel, percutaneous approach.
- Foreign body retrieval
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine