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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2023  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 80-81

Dog bite causing intestinal perforation in a child: A case report with review of literature


Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Enono Yhoshu
6th Floor A Block, Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Veerbhadra Road, Rishikesh - 249 203, Uttarakhand
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jiaps.jiaps_47_22

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Dog bite injuries are common in children. They are a major cause of morbidity and mortality involving commonly the extremities, head, and neck. Injuries to the torso represent only 10% of injuries. Visceral injury by a dog bite in children is a rare clinical scenario with very few cases reported. We present a 2-year-old female child who suffered a severe dog bite injury causing colonic perforation.






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