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A Migrating Retained Intracranial Bullet Presenting with Hydrocephalus and Alterations of Consciousness: A Case Report and Literature Review

Mohammad Sadegh Masoudi 1 , 2 , * , Fariborz Ghafarpasand 3 and Shahaboddin Yousefi 4
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1 Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Trauma Research Center of AJA University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Neurosurgery Department of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
3 Resident of Neurosurgery, Namazi Hospital, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
4 Resident of Neurosurgery, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
Article information
  • Journal of Archives in Military Medicine: September 2017, 5 (3); e17168
  • Published Online: September 2, 2017
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: June 13, 2017
  • Accepted: June 16, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/jamm.17168

To Cite: Masoudi M S, Ghafarpasand F, Yousefi S. A Migrating Retained Intracranial Bullet Presenting with Hydrocephalus and Alterations of Consciousness: A Case Report and Literature Review, J Arch Mil Med. 2017 ; 5(3):e17168. doi: 10.5812/jamm.17168.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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