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Haemorrhage from the maxillary artery. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3603269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Haemorrhage from the maxillary artery can be life-threatening. The literature related to ligation of the external carotid artery at various levels to control such haemorrhage is reviewed and a case presented where a severe haemorrhage from the maxillary artery was controlled by ligation of the external carotid artery distal to the posterior auricular/occipital trunk.
Authors:
J F Lownie; B N Shakenovsky; B M Berezowski; R Lurie; J J Langenegger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  South African medical journal = Suid-Afrikaanse tydskrif vir geneeskunde     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0256-9574     ISO Abbreviation:  S. Afr. Med. J.     Publication Date:  1987 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-07-24     Completed Date:  1987-07-24     Revised Date:  2014-09-12    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404520     Medline TA:  S Afr Med J     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  781-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Hemorrhage / surgery*
Humans
Ligation
Male
Maxillary Artery / injuries*,  surgery
Wounds, Gunshot / complications,  surgery*

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