SÍNDROME COMPARTIMENTAL ABDOMINAL EN PACIENTE QUEMADO.

The case of a 31-year-old male with an electricburn by direct contact with an electric source,whom developed early compartmental syndromein upper left limb and both lower limbs ispresented. He later underwent abdominal pain,and the diagnosis of acute abdomen was made.An exploratory laparotomy was pe...

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Autores Principales: Navarro Coto, José Francisco, Jiménez Pereira, Eliécer
Formato: Artículo
Idioma: Español
Publicado: 2015
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Acceso en línea: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/clinica/article/view/6520
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14706
Sumario: The case of a 31-year-old male with an electricburn by direct contact with an electric source,whom developed early compartmental syndromein upper left limb and both lower limbs ispresented. He later underwent abdominal pain,and the diagnosis of acute abdomen was made.An exploratory laparotomy was performed andboth lower limbs were amputated. A post-operatory diagnosis of abdominal compartmentalsyndrome was made. The patient was dischargedin a stable condition to continue rehabilitation inan ambulatory manner.