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 of Penis Causing Urethral Fistula.
Penile necrosis is generally seen in patients with diabetes mellitus and end-stage renal disease, but may also be seen in patients with vascular obstruction, tourniquet syndrome, priapism and venous thrombosis, and in those receiving anticoagulant therapy (1).
Hair-thread tourniquet syndrome generally affects humans during the first 2 years.
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 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.
After tourniquet release patient is observed for drug toxicity and tourniquet syndrome. [7] In postoperative period at 1 hr interval patient is assessed for pain and time of first dose of analgesic is noted.
Objective: To find out the causes and sites involved of hair tourniquet syndrome in our setup.
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.
"Verify that the patient is uncircumcised, because hair tourniquet syndrome may mimic paraphimosis," Dr.