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).
The deep infection occurred in case that had degloving injury
at the elbow.
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 .
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.