Volume 11, Issue 44 (3-2005)                   RJMS 2005, 11(44): 961-966 | Back to browse issues page

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Zonoozi E, Najd Mazhar F. Two Cases of Self-Induced Injury in Upper Limb. RJMS. 2005; 11 (44) :961-966
URL: http://rjms.iums.ac.ir/article-1-96-en.html
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Self-induced injury in upper limbs is a well-known problem. Patient usually has one of these presentations: 1-wound and limb injury 2-edema 3-finger and hand deformity. In the present case report two cases of self-induced upper limb injury are presented. They were two young women with severe edema and same presenting signs and symptoms but different outcomes. Both of them underwent numerous surgical operations. Since self-induced injury can result in irreparable conditions, it is believed that self-induced injury should be suspected in the presence of prolonged edema, numerous medical consultations and operations, no established diagnosis and especially the presence of constriction type circular scars in proximal arm.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Orthopedic

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