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High-pressure plastic injection injury of the hand: case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21824997     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Occupational high-pressure injection injuries are not common but can be devastating, especially to the hand. Most of the time, full recovery does not occur. We present a case of high-pressure injection injury to the hand in a patient who worked in a shoe-making factory. As far as we know, this massive involvement of a limb in a high-pressure plastic injection injury has never been reported in the literature. Better controls are required to prevent injection injuries and when they do occur, a high index of suspicion is required with immediate referral for surgical review.
Authors:
R S Kamrani; S R Mehrpour; M R Aghamirsalim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-8-8
Journal Detail:
Title:  Occupational medicine (Oxford, England)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1471-8405     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-8-9     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205857     Medline TA:  Occup Med (Lond)     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Shariati Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran 14114, Iran.
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