Puncture Wound (cont.)
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Puncture Wound Diagnosis
The evaluation is based on a thorough history of what caused the puncture wound and the circumstances surrounding the event. The doctor will ask about the time from injury to evaluation, type of object that caused the injury, an estimate of the depth of penetration, inspection of the object if available, and whether or not footwear was worn if the injury is to the foot.
Barbara J Blasko, MD
Scott E Rudkin, MD
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