oa South African Medical Journal - The cast syndrome - vascular obstruction of the duodenum
|Article Title||The cast syndrome - vascular obstruction of the duodenum|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of the Orange Free State, Bloemfontein|
|Publication Date||Mar 1978|
|Pages||325 - 327|
|Keyword(s)||Aetiology, Anatomy, Cast syndrome, Diagnosis, Duodenum, Gastroenterology, Orhopaedic surgery, Paediatrics, Torticollis, Treatment and Vascular obstruction|
Vascular obstruction of the duodenum has been reported as a consequence of the application of a cast or the correction of a spinal curvature following severe bum or combat injuries and complicating treatment of a fractured femur with balanced traction.
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