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A novel technique for removing a metal constriction device causing genital strangulation using a bolt cutter: A case report

T. Abe, A. Sasaki, H. Ochiai

Abstract


Introduction: Strangulation of the genitalia by a metallic device is a rare occurrence. However, such cases present a challenge to any healthcare professional because of the difficulty associated with removing the device.
Observation: Herein, we present the case of a patient with genital strangulation that was resolved quickly using a bolt cutter.
Conclusion: Bolt cutters are useful for quickly removing metallic strangulation devices, even those made of thick metal.




http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.afju.2018.11.005
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