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Upper extremity gangrene of the newborn infant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6693749     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ischemia of a limb occurring in the first week of life is uncommon. Gangrene presenting at birth in the upper extremity is fortunately rare. The result in this case and a review of the literature of the last 40 years shows that prompt recognition, early arteriography, and aggressive surgical treatment are necessary.
Authors:
W O Shaffer; P L Aulicino; T E DuPuy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of hand surgery     Volume:  9A     ISSN:  0363-5023     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hand Surg Am     Publication Date:  1984 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-03-21     Completed Date:  1984-03-21     Revised Date:  2009-06-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7609631     Medline TA:  J Hand Surg Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  88-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amputation*
Arm* / blood supply
Gangrene / etiology,  surgery*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Ischemia / complications
Male

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