degloving injury

de·glov·ing in·ju·ry

an injury most commonly to an extremity or digit in which the skin and subcutaneous tissue are separated from the deeper tissue layers thereby depleting its blood supply and increasing the risk of tissue necrosis.
An avulsion-type injury in which the skin and subcutaneous tissue of the hand are torn off in a glove-like fashion, leaving the muculofascial plane intact
Management Clean, debride, sew clean flaps, light compressive dressing, antibiotics—e.g., cefazolin—hospitalize

degloving injury

Emergency medicine An avulsion-type injury in which the skin and subcutaneous tissue of the hand are torn off in a glove-like fashion, leaving the musculofascial plane intact Treatment Clean, debride, sew clean flaps, light compressive dressing, antibiotics–eg, cefazolin, hospitalize. Cf Wringer injury.

de·glov·ing in·ju·ry

(dē-glŏv'ing in'jŭr-ē)
Avulsion of the skin of the hand (or foot) in which the part is skeletonized by removal of most or all of the skin and subcutaneous tissue.
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The boy was rushed to hospital and was found to have a "full thickness degloving injury," meaning the flesh had been stripped away from the muscle.
The call initially came through as an amputation but it later transpired the woman had suffered a bilateral degloving injury - where the skin and flesh is completely ripped away from the tissue and muscle underneath - down the left side of her leg.
A 26 year old male reported to the casualty with soft tissue injuries to the face including tissue loss to the upper lip, intraoral laceration and lower vestibular degloving injury.
The case occurred in a 17-year-old male patient who was admitted to the orthopaedic department of Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town after sustaining a degloving injury to his right shoulder.
He sustained a degloving injury to the right lower extremity with extensive tissue loss measuring 25 x 15 cm with areas of exposed tibia (Figure 1), associated with an underlying distal tibia fracture (Figure 2).
MLL is a rare condition consisting of a closed degloving injury caused by tangential impact and shear stress between the subcutaneous tissue and the muscle fascia or bone [4].
In the patient with the degloving injury, primary repair was done.
It's called a degloving injury and it's when the skin and the tissue and fat get separated from the underlying muscle.
Abstract: A 58-year-old male presented with a large circumferential degloving injury and was immediately taken to the operating room for further assessment of his wound.
This degloving injury may necrose the skin and subcutaneous tissues and is commonly seen in older individuals.
A degloving injury occurs when the skin is stripped or degloved--from a limb or part of the torso.