This clinical report describes the medical and surgical management of a dorsal head wound in a subadult bald eagle, suspected to be secondary to an electrical injury
. A full-thickness skin graft, with the growth of new feathers on the dorsal head, was achieved.
Children 14-18 years old had the highest hospitalization costs; most of these children have wide-area burns or electrical injury
and some need surgical treatment because the wound is easily infected; the costs of medicine and nursing also increase.
In 2017, 87 cases of high-voltage electrical injury
were reported in Davao City and the neighboring provinces.
may produce an immediate or delayed myelopathy.
and the frequency of cardiac complications.
Psychiatric morbidity following electrical injury
and its effects on cognitive functioning.
Haemorrhage from flank incisions for ovary delivery, subcutaneous emphysema and penetrating injury to liver lobe occurred in one case in group B only, whereas, electrical injury
of abdominal wall with diathermy probe and failure of haemostatic technique occurred in total laparoscopic ovariectomy in group A.
Pathophysiology of electrical injury
of internal organs is still unclear, probably due to the large number of variables that cannot be measured when the high voltage electricity passes through the tissue.
: Electrical engineer's perspective and an historical review.
In this study, we analyzed the cases of fatal electrocution in contrast to age, gender, place of incidence with seasonal variations, and type and manner of electrical injury
, and the findings were compared with the observations made by other authors.
His family, however, believed something was amiss after PGH doctors identified "drowning and electrical injury
" as the causes of his death.
A hypopigmented elevated area located temporally to the right optic disc and small dot-shaped hemorrhages compatible with possible electrical injury
were also detected.