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Revista médica del Hospital General de México

versão On-line ISSN 2524-177Xversão impressa ISSN 0185-1063


SIERRA-JUAREZ, Miguel A.  e  CRUZ-ROMERO, Christian. Asymptomatic vascular lesion due to a firearm projectile of the right arm of 30 days of evolution. Case report. Rev. med. Hosp. Gen. Méx. [online]. 2021, vol.84, n.2, pp.71-74.  Epub 06-Set-2021. ISSN 2524-177X.

A 27-year-old male patient presenting a gunshot wound in the right arm with slight paraesthesia in the tips of his fingers. Patient was referred to the orthopedic unit to undergo bone fixation due to a fracture of the right radius, with absent distal pulses. He also presented vascular compromise. An arteriography was requested that showed vascular injury of the humeral artery. A reverse saphenous vein graft was placed. The patient had good evolution with normal pulses.

Palavras-chave : Trauma; Vascular injuries; Brachial artery.

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