[A new complication related to prolonged prone position: a masseter muscle haematoma].


We report a case of a 54-year-old man who underwent an prolonged spinal osteosynthesis complicated by a masseter muscle compressive ischaemia and haematoma in the early postoperative period. A special attention of the body compressive points in particular of the face, in association with an horseshoe's headstall, would have probably lead to avoid this… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.annfar.2011.10.029