Management of a Case of Human Bite Complicated by Myonecrosis and Compartment Syndrome


BAŞARAN S., ÖZKAN C., Coskun-Benlidayi İ., Kozanoglu E.

JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, vol.101, no.3, pp.266-269, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 101 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0027-9684(15)30856-7
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.266-269
  • Keywords: injury, trauma, surgery, infection, necrotizing fasciitis, musculoskeletal system, HAND
  • Çukurova University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Case reports concerning rare complications of human bite injuries are uncommon in the literature. Further, rehabilitation of the resultant dysfunction is also hardly reported.