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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 27  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 30-32

An unusual dog bite in an infant with penetrating brain injury and scalp loss


1 Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Tagore Nagar, Ludhiana, Punjab, India
2 Department of NeuroSurgery, Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Tagore Nagar, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Sheerin Shah
Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana - 141 012, Punjab
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/tjps.tjps_52_18

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The spectrum of bites varies from superficial scraches till deep avulsion of tissues. Children especially infants , because of inherent inability to defense against dogs , are more liable to get their bites. We report an interesting case of dog bite in a 5 months old infant.


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