Unusual self-inflicted penetrating craniocerebral injury by a nail

Satyanarayana N. Shenoy, A. Raja

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Penetrating injuries of the brain caused by a nail are rare. An interesting case of a patient with schizophrenia who attempted suicide by a self-inflicted penetrating intracranial injury using a nail is reported here. The literature related to this unusual case is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-413
Number of pages3
JournalNeurology India
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2003
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)


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