Traumatic hemipelvectomy (amputae) report of one case

Errol Untung Hutagalung, Qomarrudin

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Abstract

Traumatic hemipelvectomy (amputae) is a catastrophic injury resulting from violent shearing forces which avulsed the lower limb at the level sacroiliac joint and symphisis pubis. Patients surviving traumatic hemipelvectomy are rare. One case of a 25 months old girl surviving traumatic hemipelvectomy is presented. This is the first case reported from Indonesia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)169-173
Number of pages5
JournalMedical Journal of Indonesia
Volume10
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2001

Keywords

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