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Science Poster featuring the photograph Encircling Gunshot-wound In Brain, 1898 by Science Source
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Encircling Gunshot-wound In Brain, 1898 Poster


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Encircling Gunshot-wound In Brain, 1898 poster by Science Source.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Encircling Gunshot-wound in Brain, 1898. An interesting example of deflection of the projectile from the direction of the shot, or of the so-called ricochet-shot, within the body, is the so-called encircling-shot. This is produced when a shot, striking an arched bone obliquely, travels around it. Such gun-shot wounds have been observed not only on the convexity of arched bones, but also on their concavity. The case illustrated was that of a young man who had killed himself with a shot from a revolver of 7 mm. caliber. The projectile perforated the skin of the right temporal region directly in front of the line of the growth of the hair, making a pea-sized blackened opening. It then coursed obliquely upward and backward through the temporal muscles and the great wing of the sphenoid bone into the outer part of the right Sylvian fissure; thence to the concavity of the right frontal vault. From this point it became directed anteroposteriorly around the entire convexity of the brain. Eduar...

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