Fat embolism syndrome after lower extremity replantation associated with tibia fracture: case report.

We report a patient who was diagnosed as fat embolism syndrome after replantation surgery of left amputated foot. This diagnosis was based on the presence of a long bone fracture with an amputation of a major extremity, supported by the signs of pulmonary and cerebral dysfunction and confirmed by the demonstration of arterial hypoxemia in the absence of… (More)