HAIR TOURNIQUET SYNDROME

IJAR - Indian Journal of Applied Research

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Title HAIR TOURNIQUET SYNDROME
 
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
 
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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
 
Contributor
 
Date 2017-10-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://worldwidejournals.in/ojs/index.php/ijar/article/view/15
 
Source IJAR - Indian Journal of Applied Research; Vol 7, No 9 (2017): September
2249 - 555X
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://worldwidejournals.in/ojs/index.php/ijar/article/view/15/15
http://worldwidejournals.in/ojs/index.php/ijar/article/downloadSuppFile/15/16
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 Dr Ashwin Apte, Dr Chirag Shanti Dausage
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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