Research Article| Volume 13, ISSUE 5, P412-413, March 1982

Penetrating wound of the aorta by a bull's horn

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      An 18-year-old boy was gored by a bull while on the ground and he died half-an-hour after the incident. Autopsy showed a tear involving about three-quarters of the circumference of the thoracic aorta. Injuries due to a bull horn are usually in the abdomen but the exact location will depend on a number of other factors.
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