Electrical burn with visceral injury.

  title={Electrical burn with visceral injury.},
  author={Jun Young Yang and Yu Chien Tsai and M. Samuel Noordhoff},
  journal={Burns, including thermal injury},
  volume={11 3},
A 37-year-old female patient suffered high voltage electrical injury with resultant exit wound on the left quadrant of the abdomen measuring 15 X 10 cm2 involving full thickness of the abdominal wall including the peritoneum. Early debridement and exploratory laparotomy was performed on the fifth post-burn day although the patient had no abdominal symptoms. All visceral organs were grossly normal. The peritoneum was closed and the wound covered with split thickness skin graft. On the twelfth… CONTINUE READING