Turkish Journal of Plastic Surgery

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


Sheerin Shah1, Hanish Bansal2, Rajinder K Mittal1, Ashwani K Chaudhary2, Sanjeev Uppal1, Ramneesh Garg1, Soheb Rafique1, Jagminder Singh2 
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

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.


How to cite this article:
Shah S, Bansal H, Mittal RK, Chaudhary AK, Uppal S, Garg R, Rafique S, Singh J. An unusual dog bite in an infant with penetrating brain injury and scalp loss.Turk J Plast Surg 2019;27:30-32


How to cite this URL:
Shah S, Bansal H, Mittal RK, Chaudhary AK, Uppal S, Garg R, Rafique S, Singh J. An unusual dog bite in an infant with penetrating brain injury and scalp loss. Turk J Plast Surg [serial online] 2019 [cited 2022 Jan 18 ];27:30-32
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