tourniquet syndrome

tourniquet syndrome

The enclosing of a body part by an encircling hair or fiber, often accompanied by ischemic strangulation. It most commonly occurs around cylindrical structures, such as fingers, toes, or the penis.
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Hair-thread tourniquet syndrome is an emergency condition rarely encountered since its first description, and it may be potentially dangerous unless treated.
Hair-thread tourniquet syndrome is an emergency condition rarely encountered since its first description in Lancet in 1832, and it may be potentially dangerous unless treated.
Hair-thread tourniquet syndrome is a rare but dangerous disorder if early treatment is not provided.
Hair-thread tourniquet syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by the encircling of an appendage by a hair or thread.
Keywords: Necrosis, prematurity, hair-thread tourniquet syndrome
After tourniquet release patient is observed for drug toxicity and tourniquet syndrome.
Objective: To find out the causes and sites involved of hair tourniquet syndrome in our setup.
Fifty consecutive cases of hair tourniquet syndrome of both sexes were included.
He and wife Christine took Olivia to Colchester General Hospital with a rare condition called hair thread tourniquet syndrome, where a hair or thread inadvertently becomes tightly bound around a body part causing severe pain and swelling.
Hair tourniquet syndrome primarily affects infants in the first few months of life.
To avoid hair tourniquet syndrome, counsel parents to turn mittens and booties inside out to check for loose hairs.
Verify that the patient is uncircumcised, because hair tourniquet syndrome may mimic paraphimosis," Dr.