Lawn mower injuries: A case report

Morris S. Kharasch*, Longano John, Vincent A. Kucich, James Mathews

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Frequent and varied injuries are sustained during the operation of power lawn mowers in the United States. A description of one such injury leading to cardiac trauma is presented. The clinical signs of injury were initially unclear, and obtaining accurate historical data was vital in the diagnosis of this patient.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)135-138
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1992


  • lawn mower
  • penetrating cardiac injury
  • penetrating lawn mower injuries
  • pericardial tamponade

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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