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A Work-Related Death Due to a Penetrating Chest Injury.

Katanick, Dvora B.S.; Taff, Mark L. M.D.; Spitz, Werner U. M.D.
American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology: June 1986
International Registry of Unusual Cases: PDF Only

: Penetrating injuries of the chest are uncommon in the workplace. We report an unusual case of a machinist who was killed when a drill press broke and a flying metallic fragment penetrated his thorax.

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