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Another Children's Treasury Of Bizarre Injuries

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Last year, we brought you some highlights from the Sun-Sentinel's database of emergency room visits. They've updated it for the holidays, so we've picked it through for some of the stranger hospitalizations.

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• 5 YO M, 3 DAYS POST-OP CIRCUMCISION, HAS BANDAGE ON PENIS WHICH MOM CANNOT REMOVE DUE TO PT'S PAIN.

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• WAS PLAYING POKER AND GOT HIT IN HEAD WITH SIGN CLOSED HEAD TRAUMA

• FIRECRACKER BACKFIRED, LIT TWIRLY OBJECT FM BACKFIRED FIRECRACKER UP NOSE. L NARE MUCOSAL BURN 1ST DEGREE DUE TO FIREWORKS.TYPE R

• WAS POKED IN THE EYE WITH PLASTIC DUCK SAUCE PACKET CORNEAL ABRASION

• PT HIT NOSE AGAINST WALL DURING SEX. DX: FACIAL CONT.

• 12 YO MALE IN BATHROOM STALL AT SCHOOL AND ANOTHER STUDENT THREW A TRASH CAN LID AND IT WENT OVER THE STALL AND HIT PTS HEAD. DX LACERATION

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• 2YOM PT AWOKEN BY ANOTHER CHILD, VERY EXCITED JUMPED OFF BED & REACHED CEILING FAN LANDED ON GROUND DX:SUPRACONDYLAR FX

• 22YOM PULLING A SHIRT OUT OF A DRESSER DRAWER AND IT CAUGHT ON THE TRIGGER OF A HAND GUN WHICH WENT OFF GSW BUTTOCKS

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• DX CONCUSSION: 3YOF TRIP'D WEAR'G GRANDPA'S SLIPPERS; HIT'G HEAD ON REFRIGERTOR DOOR

•61 YOM PT WAS USING A PENIS PUMP TO GET AN ERECTION AN NOTICED A RUPTURED VEIN ON HIS PENIS. HEMATOMA PENIS.

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• 56YOF INJURED RIGHT PALM WHILE OPENING CHOPSTICKS PUNCTURE WOUND OF HAND

• PT WAS RUNNING AND FELL W/ PLASTIC FUNNEL IN MOUTH. DX. ABRA ORAL CAVITY

• REPORTS WAS ANGRY&HIT SELF IN THE HEAD WITH A BEER BOTTLE, DENIES SI/HI >>LAC

• PT WAS RIDING UNICYCLE THIS AFTERNOON WHEN THE TIP OF PENIS WAS PINCHED BETWEEN SIT AND BODY. DX: ABRASION TO URETHRAL

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• EYEBROW LAC-13YOF-HIT W/A THROWN SIPPY CUP-@ HOME

• 17 YOF PRACTICING "FAKE FALL" AND THEN ACTUALLY FELL HITTING HEAD ON FL OOR SUSTAINING CHI

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• PT FELL DURING MARCHING BAND PERFORMANCE & HIT HEAD ON INSTRUMENT (POSS SAXAPHONE), NO LOC, NOW W/HA, CONFUSION & BLURRY VISION; HEAD INJURY

• PT'S PENIS WAS PINCHED BETWEEN SOUP CAN AND LEG 2 DAYS AGO. DX: ACUTE BALANOPOSTHITIS.

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• SLIPPED ON FLOOR AND HIT HEAD ON CERAMIC RABBIT LAC IT WITH CLOSED HEAD INJ

• PT DOING SUMMERSAULTS AT HOME AND STRUCK HER L SHIN ON A PORCELIN DUCK. HAS CUT ON SHIN. DX L LOWER LEG LAC

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• 24 YR OLD SWALLOWED A POKER CHIP AT GROUP HOME DX// SWALLOWED FB

• 19YO STATES TURNED ON CEILING FAN AND ACCIDENTLY HIT FOREHEAD DX FOREHEAD LACERATION

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• PUNCHED CONCRETE WALL AFTER YANKEES LOST GAME SPRAINING HAND

• REPORTS A FIRECRACKER WENT OFF NEXT TO RT EAR WHILE SLEEPING NOW WITH EAR PAIN>>TM PERFORATION

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• PT SUST LAC TO SCALP WALKING INTO BILLBOARD

• FELL ON A PIPE ON THE GROUND WHILE WALKING GOD. DX-FOREHEAD LACERATION, MINOR HEAD INJURY #

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• 4 YO F BURNED HER NECK TRYING TO USE A GLUE GUN THERMAL NECK BURNS

• REPORTS WIFE HAS JUST SHAVED&HAD INTERCOURSE CUTTING PENIS 4-5D AGO >>ABRS/CONTS

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• PT TRIED TO BREAK UP FIGHT BETWEEN 2 GERBILS IN A CAGE , AND WAS BIT TO HAND

• 4YOF WAS LOOKING IN HER CHRISTMAS STOCKING, & THE METAL HOLDER FELL, & STRUCK HER FACE- LAC. UNDER LT EYE. DX; FACIAL LACERATION, LBFE

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• CHI: 1.5 CM FOREHEAD LAC; ON TOP BUNK BED, SOMEONE TURNED CEILING FAN ON, BLADE OF FAN HIT HER IN HEAD, SMALL LAC. FOREHEAD

• 29 YOF CHASING BIRDS AND MISSED STEP. DX LOW BACK PAIN

• 21YOF HAD A FEW BEERS THAN WENT ROLLERSKATING AT THE RINK AND FELL ONTO HEAD CLOSED HEAD INJURY

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• ACUTE R 5TH TOE CONT.: ACCID. RAN INTO A BOX WITH A TOILET IN IT, HAD SOCKS ON, ON THANKSGIVING, 5TH TOE PAIN, SWELLING WORSE

• 28YOM PARTNER PERFORMING ORAL SEX WHEN TONGUE RING LACERATED PENIS; PENIS LACERATION

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• PT WAS SURFING THE INTERNET ALL DAY LONG ON HIS COMPUTER AND STARED OFF OINTO SPACE AND PASSED OUT SYNCOPE

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