A bullet entered through the open mouth and ended up in the
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Foreign bodies in the parapharyngeal spaces are rare. Bora et al. reported a case of bullet in the left parapharyngeal space at the level of C2–C4. In the present case, a bullet entered through the open mouth and after breaking the angle and ramus of the mandible on the left side, it traversed through the soft tissue of the neck. It was finally lodged in the left parapharyngeal space and skull base, just anterolateral to the transverse process of the atlas. It was surprising that the great vessels of the neck were spared and the patient survived. The reason behind reporting this case was its extreme rarity and the challenge it posed in its safe removal...

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