CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 33-34

Brachial Artery Injury Caused by Camel Bite


Department of Surgery, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India

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Dr. Amit Mahajan
Department of Surgery, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-0820.152834

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We present a rare case of brachial artery thrombosis following a penetrating injury on the right arm following a camel bite. A 57-year-old man presented with arm pain following a camel bite to the right arm. Brachial, radial and ulnar pulses were not palpable. Neurological examination revealed no motor deficit. Intraoperatively the brachial artery was thrombosed, thromboembolectomy was done following that the limb pulses were restored.


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