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Clin Plast Surg. 2017 Jul;44(3):657-669. doi: 10.1016/j.cps.2017.02.021. Epub 2017 Apr 21.

Chemical, Electrical, and Radiation Injuries.

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1
Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA.
2
Duke University School of Medicine, 8 Duke University Medical Center Greenspace, Durham, NC 27703, USA.
3
Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Michigan School of Medicine, University of Michigan, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA. Electronic address: blevi@med.umich.edu.

Abstract

This article reviews the unique challenges presented by chemical, electrical, and radiation injuries. The authors discuss pathophysiology and diagnosis of these injuries and provide recommendations for management.

KEYWORDS:

Chemical injury; Compartment syndrome; Electrical injury; Fasciotomy; Ocular injury; Radiation injury

PMID:
28576255
PMCID:
PMC5488710
DOI:
10.1016/j.cps.2017.02.021
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
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