CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 99-100

Brachial Artery Disruption: Hyperextension of Elbow


Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University, Puducherry, India

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Dr. Elamurugan Elamaran
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth University, Puducherry
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-0820.186721

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Hyperextension injury to the elbow leading to major neurovascular damage is a rare event without any bony injury or dislocation. We report a case of young male with brachial artery disruption and median nerve paresis due to hyperextension of elbow after a fall while climbing staircase.


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