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Figure  1: (a and b) Plain X-ray of the skull displays an iron bar penetrating through the oral cavity and skull base; (c) the iron rod; (d) Three-dimensional reconstruction images of CT scan of the head showing the penetrating rod and the site of injury in the posterior cranial fossa. (e) A repeat CT scan did not show any significant abnormal findings and the edema had significantly lessened. (f) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed the gliotic focus at the site of injury in the right cerebellum

Figure  1: (a and b) Plain X-ray of the skull displays an iron bar penetrating through the oral cavity and skull base; (c) the iron rod; (d) Three-dimensional reconstruction images of CT scan of the head showing the penetrating rod and the site of injury in the posterior cranial fossa. (e) A repeat CT scan did not show any significant abnormal findings and the edema had significantly lessened. (f) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed the gliotic focus at the site of injury in the right cerebellum