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Journal of the Korean Society for Surgery of the Hand 2002;7(2):208-211.
Published online June 1, 2002.
Chronic Osteomyelitis in the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint after Snakebite - Case Report -
Jun-Mo Lee, Jin-Ho Yoon
뱀에 물려 발생한 수지 근위 지간 관절 침범 만성 골수염 - 증례보고 -
이준모, 윤진호
Abstract
Snakebite injuries are not rare in our country in summer and most of them are transferred to the hospital and properly treatened in the hospital and serious complications involving hemorrhage, shock, coma and death are relatively rare. Although digital envenomation is common in the rural area but intraarticular envenomation in the finger has never been reported. Authors have experienced chronic osteomyelitis after intraarticular envenomation in the proximal interphalangeal joint of left third finger in a 33-year-old woman.
 


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