Management of major penetrating glass injuries to the upper extremities in children and adolescents

@article{Iconomou1993ManagementOM,
  title={Management of major penetrating glass injuries to the upper extremities in children and adolescents},
  author={Thomais G. Iconomou and Ronald Melvin Zuker and Bryan J. Michelow},
  journal={Microsurgery},
  year={1993},
  volume={14}
}
Penetrating glass injuries are a common cause of severe neurovascular damage, both in adults and in children. Frequently, an innocent skin wound disguises the extensive nature of the injuries beneath. Nineteen children and adolescents (ages 3–16 years) with a mean age of 9 years who sustained upper extremity penetrating glass wounds were evaluated retrospectively in order (1) to determine the incidence of unappreciated significant neurologic, musculotendonous, or vascular injury; (2) to provide… 
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