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Penetrating e-bike handlebar injury
  1. Senade Haupt1,2,
  2. Angharad Griffiths3
  1. 1 Emergency Department, CHI Crumlin Emergency Department, Dublin, Ireland
  2. 2 Emergency Department, St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
  3. 3 Emergency Department, Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin, Crumlin, Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Senade Haupt, Emergency Department, CHI Crumlin Department of Clinical Genetics, Dublin D12 N512, Ireland; nade.haupt{at}

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A 6-year-old boy was brought to the emergency department via ambulance after falling off an electric bike travelling at approximately 25 km/hour. The patient’s position of comfort due to exceptional pain was in the prone position. He was haemodynamically stable with no sign of head injury.

Examination in the prone position after intranasal fentanyl revealed a 1×1 cm suprapubic …

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  • Competing interests None declared.

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