Home About Journal AHEAD OF PRINT Current Issue Back Issues Instructions Submission Search Subscribe Blog    

Users Online: 1699 
Print this page  Email this page Small font sizeDefault font sizeIncrease font size 
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 45  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 479-480

Forearm gangrene following distraction injury at elbow in a neonate

1 Department of Orthopedics, S. C. B. Medical College, Cuttack, India
2 Hi-tech Medical College, Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India

Correspondence Address:
Biswajit Sahu
Department of Orthopedics, Neogi Colony, Mangalabag, Cuttack 753 001, Orissa
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0019-5413.83136

Rights and Permissions

Gangrene of limbs in newborn is extremely rare. A number of aetiological factors may account for such type of situation. We describe herewith a case of gangrene of forearm in newborn following distraction injury to the physis of elbow and vessels of forearm by excessive pull on upper limb during difficult delivery.

Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)

 Article Access Statistics
    PDF Downloaded74    
    Comments [Add]    
    Cited by others 1    

Recommend this journal