Traumatic hemipelvectomy (amputae): Report of one case

  • Errol U. Hutagalung
  • Qomarrudin Qomarrudin
Keywords: Colostomy, skin graft, traffic accident
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Traumatic hemipelvectomy (amputae) is a catastrophic injury resulting front violent shearing forces which avulsed the lower limb at the level sacroiliac joint and symphisis pubis. Patients surviving traumatic hemipelvectomy are rare. One case of a 25 months old girl surviving traumatic hemipelvectomy), is presented. This is the first case reported from Indonesia. (Med J Indones 2001; 10: 169-73)

Author Biographies

Errol U. Hutagalung
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine
University of Indonesia/ Dr.Cipto Mangunkusumo
Hospital, Jakarta. Indonesia
Qomarrudin Qomarrudin
Paediatric Surgeon, PELNI Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia
How to Cite
Hutagalung EU, Qomarrudin Q. Traumatic hemipelvectomy (amputae): Report of one case. Med J Indones [Internet]. 2001Aug.1 [cited 2024Apr.15];10(3):169-73. Available from:
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