A Rare Type of Upper Extremity Injury: Penetrating Injuries Caused by Blunt-edged Items


Sirinoglu H., Certel F., Yesiloglu N., Temiz G., Kalafatlar K. E. , Sarici M., ...More

JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-ASIAN-PACIFIC VOLUME, vol.22, no.1, pp.59-64, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1142/s0218810417500101
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-ASIAN-PACIFIC VOLUME
  • Page Numbers: pp.59-64

Abstract

Background: Penetrating upper extremity injury is a common encountered cause of significant loss of labor force and it is generally caused by sharp items. This article presents five rare cases of penetrating hand and forearm injury caused by blunt-edged items in conjunction with a detailed discussion of the mechanism and management of the injury.