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Backface Signature Injury Following Bullet Impacting Personal Body Armor

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Description:

A person wearing body armor may suffer less extensive injuries than behind armour blunt trauma (BABT, see previous section) after being struck by a bullet. Backface signature injury is such an injury.

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