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 fur and skin on Rocco's paw had been torn off like a glove in what's known as a "degloving injury".
Another common feline degloving injury involves the tail.
Treatment of thumb tip degloving injury using the modified first dorsal metacarpal artery flap.
The latter was caused in part by a degloving injury, which occurs when an extended section of skin is completely torn off from the tissue underneath.
Morel-Lavallee lesion: A closed degloving injury that requires real attention.
Barendse-Hofmann et al14 published an article in 2009 where they presented the circumferential application of VAC for a degloving injury, we were also able to produce the successful outcome of circumferential VAC application with more ease and lesser cost as evident in Fig.
Posterior pelvic skin was intact with no evidence of ecchymosis or degloving injury. After prepping and draping, a starting point was identified by fluoroscopically locating the intersection of a line along the long axis of the femoral shaft and perpendicular to this line at the level of the anterior superior iliac spine.
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 intraoral laceration and the degloving injuries were treated by primary closure under local anesthesia and upper lip defect closure was planned under general anesthesia.
A Morel-Lavallee (ML) lesion is an internal degloving injury which separates tissue layers along their fascial planes.
He also sustained a crush injury to the sacral region with degloving injury of the superior gluteal muscles.