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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 54-56

Arrow in the heart: Our experience


1 Department of Pediatrics, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University Kano, Kano State, Nigeria
2 Department of Surgery-Cardiothoracic Unit, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University Kano, Kano State, Nigeria

Correspondence Address:
Ibrahim Aliyu
Department of Pediatrics, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University Kano, Kano State
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/0189-7969.130131

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Arrow-related injuries are rare in most developed countries and may occasionally occur as sports-related injuries; however, this is still a problem in most crisis-prone areas in Nigeria. Though arrow-related injuries are classified as low velocity injuries, they may cause enormous damage to vital structures as in the case of a penetrating arrow-related cardiac injury in a Fulani boy; though he presented late and it took almost 48-hours before surgical intervention, he was successfully managed and discharged home without any complication.


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