Garfish Sting

  • Martina Špero


This is a bit bizarre case about a 36-year-old woman who was spending summer vacation on an island on the Adriatic Coast. One morning at the beginning of August 2016, she was swimming in shallow waters along a beach when, quite bizarre, a garfish or sea needle jumped out from the sea and plunged its sharp beak into patient’s right eye. Garfish has elongated jaws presenting as a long, narrow beak.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martina Špero
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  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic and InterventioClinical Hospital DubravaZagrebCroatia

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