The odd or even bullet

Injury. 1986 Jan;17(1):45-6. doi: 10.1016/0020-1383(86)90016-1.


A simple mathematical rule is presented to account for the number of bullets that may be left in the body of a gunshot victim. Two illustrative cases are described.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Male
  • Mathematics
  • Radiography
  • Wounds, Gunshot / diagnostic imaging
  • Wounds, Gunshot / surgery*