Traumatic hemipelvectomy (amputae): Report of one case
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)
Keywords: Colostomy, skin graft, traffic accident
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