IJAR - Indian Journal of Applied Research

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Creator Apte, Dr Ashwin; Mch (Pediatric Surgery), Professor, Peoples college of medical science & RC, Bhopal
Dausage, Dr Chirag Shanti; M.S (General Surgery), Senior resident, Peoples college of medical science & RC, Bhopal
Description Strangulation of digits, the ‘toe-tourniquet’ syndrome needs prompt intervention as failure to recognize it can lead to ischemia. It is common condition though relatively under reported.[1] Those who deal with children more frequently are aware of the condition, the diagnostic dilemma for accidental injury or child abuse arises.This syndrome has been described as involving the fingers, the toes and even the genitals. We reporting two cases of hair tourniquet syndrome affecting toe of an infant. After the hair fiber was removed there was a fast healing period and no signs of tissue necrosis were seen. The prompt diagnosis and treatment of the condition is vital to attain a good outcome and prevent further harm to the child.
Publisher World Wide Journals
Date 2017-10-28
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Peer-reviewed Article
Format application/pdf
Source IJAR - Indian Journal of Applied Research; Vol 7, No 9 (2017): September
2249 - 555X
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 Dr Ashwin Apte, Dr Chirag Shanti Dausage

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