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July 18, 1891

LOCATING THE BALL IN A CASE OF GUN SHOT WOUND IN THE CERVICAL REGTON.Read before the Chicago Pathological Society, June 8, 1891.

Author Affiliations

PROFESSOR OF PHYSIOLOGY, NERVOUS AND MENTAL DISEASES IN THE COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS, KEOKUK, IOWA, AND PROFESSOR OF PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOLOGY IN THE U. S. DENTAL COLLEGE, CHICAGO, ILL.

JAMA. 1891;XVII(3):112-116. doi:10.1001/jama.1891.02410810028001f
Abstract

Twenty second day of August, 1889, I was summoned to see Mr. W., in the south-east part of Kansas, under the care of Dr. D. W. King, of Wier City, Kansas, whose history I learned as follows: Mr. W. was born in Henry County, Ill.; was 33 years old; had lived in Cherokee County, Kansas, nineteen years; married, had no children.

On the 11th day of May, with others, he was out hunting, and was accidentally shot in the neck by a glancing shot, with a 22 caliber rifle ball. The manner in which it occurred will be better understood by referring to the diagram.

The tree, C, was in a field. The line A B represents a hedge which divides the field from the road. E and F represent two men who fired at a bird on a branch of the tree, C. A ball from one of the

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