oa South African Medical Journal - Dogbite injuries in children
|Article Title||Dogbite injuries in children|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Transvaal Memorial Hospital for Children and University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Apr 1975|
|Pages||718 - 720|
|Keyword(s)||Associated circumstances, Breed of dog, Paediatrics, Plastic and reconstructive surgery, Site of wound and Treatment|
An analysis of 50 children suffering from severe dogbites showed that the face was the anatomical site of predilection (75%), and that the breed of dog most commonly involved was the Alsatian (German Shepherd).
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