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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.
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Accepted: March 18, 1991
Received in revised form: March 7, 1991
Received: May 9, 1990
© 1992 Published by Elsevier Inc.