Blunt trauma

Blunt injury, non-penetrating trauma or blunt force trauma refers to physical trauma to a body part, either by impact, injury or physical attack; the latter usually being referred to as blunt force trauma. The term refers to the initial trauma, from which develops more specific types such as contusions, abrasions, lacerations, and/or bone fractures. Blunt trauma is contrasted with penetrating trauma, in which an object such as a bullet enters the body.

Superficial temporal artery pseudoaneurysm (STAP) is an uncommon complication of blunt and penetrating trauma

Blunt cerebrovascular injury

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