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Complications of Fractures

  • K. Mohan Iyer
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Abstract

All the various complications have been outlined in detail, their diagnosis and management. Certain complications requiring immediate attention and treatment have been discussed in great detail.

Keywords

Compartment syndrome Vascular complications DVT Tetanus Gas gangrene Nonunion Delayed union Malunion 

Reference

  1. 1.
    Holden CEA. The pathology and prevention of Volkmann’s ischaemic contracture. J Bone Joint Surg. 1979;61-B:296–300.CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Mohan Iyer
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, Royal Free HospitalLondonUK

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