Monthly Archives: October 2016

27 Oct 2016

The late complications of a 50 year old palmar injection trauma with color ink

Injection trauma occur preferably  at  the area of the index finger of non dominant  hand  (1,2). The degree of injury is related to the injection quantity, the substance and the injection pressure. In particular, oil-based liquids lead to tissue necrosis and  infections (amputation rate up to 50%, water-based 0%) (3). Instant hand surgical inspection and debridement are a must in colored injetion trauma. The case illustrated describes the long term complications of  a conservative  treated  palm  injection trauma with color […]

12 Oct 2016