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Compressed air injuries of the hand.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3794493     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of injection of compressed air into the hand are reported. The air was injected under a pressure of 5-15 Atm. Both cases had a benign course. This is in contrast to high pressure injection (40-400 Atm) with foreign material. Both patients had minor skin lesions before the accident.
B Klareskov; P Gebuhr; P Rørdam
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh, Scotland)     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0266-7681     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hand Surg Br     Publication Date:  1986 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-02-11     Completed Date:  1987-02-11     Revised Date:  2009-06-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8403839     Medline TA:  J Hand Surg Br     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  436-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Air Pressure
Emphysema / etiology*
Hand Injuries / etiology*,  radiography
Subcutaneous Emphysema / etiology*,  radiography

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