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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Main Authors: Navarro Coto, José Francisco, Jiménez Pereira, Eliécer
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/clinica/article/view/6520
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/14706
Summary: 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.