Penetrating orbitofacial wounds inflicted by the sharp metal tips of umbrellas may go unrecognized. This type of injury is not generally appreciated as having fatal consequences. Immediate neurologic and radiologic evaluations are diagnostic. The value of computerized tomography and cerebral angiography is stressed.
(JAMA 239:1151-1152, 1978)
Carothers A. Orbitofacial Wounds and Cerebral Artery Injuries Caused by Umbrella Tips. JAMA. 1978;239(12):1151–1152. doi:10.1001/jama.1978.03280390047020