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Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Nov;106(5 Pt 2):1172-4.

Iatrogenic fetal injury.

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Division of Plastic Surgery, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. burezq@msn.com

Abstract

BACKGROUND:

Iatrogenic fetal injury during cesarean delivery is a serious but underreported complication.

CASE:

A distal iatrogenic amputation of a digit occurred during a cesarean delivery.

CONCLUSION:

Obstetricians should be aware of this potential complication.

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