oa South African Medical Journal - Clinical notes
|Article Title||Clinical notes|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Author||P.R. Humphries, S.V. & Dickson|
|Publication Date||Dec 1947|
|Pages||895 - 896|
|Keyword(s)||Compound fracture, Late complication, Lower leg, Mine-workers and Thrombotic complications|
A case of thrombosis of the inferior vena cava following trauma of the left leg is descriptionbed. Ulceration ot the wall of the cava occurred. with death from peritonitis. Some comments are made on this rare comolication. An explanation of the clinical features is suggested.
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