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Delayed cerebral infarction after dog bites: case report.
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PMID:  7966488     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Delayed cerebral infarction occurred after dog bites in the region of the internal carotid artery of a 7-year-old boy. Initial wound exploration and repair did not reveal any signs of vascular trauma. Understanding the dynamics of the bites and relating the wounds topographically to the course of the underlying large vessels are key factors in early diagnosis of occult vascular damage.
M Meuli; H Glarner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of trauma     Volume:  37     ISSN:  0022-5282     ISO Abbreviation:  J Trauma     Publication Date:  1994 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-12-29     Completed Date:  1994-12-29     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0376373     Medline TA:  J Trauma     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  848-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Surgery, University Children's Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Bites and Stings / complications*
Carotid Artery Injuries*
Cerebral Infarction / etiology*,  radiography
Time Factors

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