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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 84-87

Post electrical injury anterior chest wall defect reconstruction in an infant


Department of Burns, Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, Safdarjang Hospital and Vardhman Mahavir Medical College, New Delhi, India

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Dr. Sanjay Kumar
Rameshwar Apartment, Flat 21, Near Bhootnath More, Kankarbagh, Patna, 800026, Bihar
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-653X.171664

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Electrical injuries cause devastating and major trauma at the site of contact as well as in other parts of the body. The contact over chest and abdomen invariably results in full thickness injury. Management of these full thickness defects is a great challenge for the burn surgeon. In this article we report the first case of full thickness chest wall defect following electrical injury in an infant following contact with household 230 volt current. A delayed primary reconstruction of the chest wall was carried out using pedicled latissmus dorsi myocutaneous flap.


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