blunt injury

A traumatic injury caused by the application of mechanical force to the body by a blunt force, object or instrument—e.g., cricket or baseball bat, brick, bottle—or an injury in which the body strikes a surface such as a wall or the ground, in which the skin was not penetrated; such injuries usually result from assaults, abuse, accidents or resuscitative measures

blunt injury

 A traumatic injury effected by a blunt object or force, in which the skin was not penetrated; usually results from assaults, abuse, accidents or resuscitative measures
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Officials say the death was not due to natural or due to an accident as the wild cat's body bore blunt injury marks' indicating that the animal could have been hunted down.
Obese patients show a depressed cytokine profile following severe blunt injury.
In our case, the patient was operated as soon as possible after his arrival at our clinic but about 12 hours after the blunt injury had occured.
The 11 year-old boy, Mohammad Ziyad Abu al-Homus, suffered from an eye blunt injury with hyphema due to a hysteria following an interrogation lasted for four continuous hours in al-Maskobiya Israeli interrogation center, for being accused of throwing stones at Israeli forces.
He had died from blunt injury to his head and face, with "multiple forceful impacts", fractures, cuts and bruises.
The diagnosis and management of children with blunt injury of the chest.
During the trial the jury heard the cause of Mr Williams' death was a combination of blunt injury to the face, alcohol toxicity and concussive head injury.
This case study appears to be the first report of cardiac tamponade that presented 6 weeks after the initial blunt injury.
LOS ANGELES, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Damage to the spine can happen for any number of reasons, whether it's a slip or fall, car accident, wear and tear from old age, or blunt injury.
4), blunt injury which did not produce any evidence of external body injury was reported to cause a delayed significant hemoptysis.
Blunt injury by a fist, tennis ball or smaller object that breaches the protection afforded by the orbital bones, commonly causes haemorrhage in the anterior chamber.
A postmortem found Dr McHugh died from a blunt injury and a heart laceration.