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Debridement Finger Pressure Paint Injection Injury E-Hand

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High pressure injection injuries of paint, sand, lubricating fluid and other materials are uncommon, but important because they are also on the list of injuries missed in the accident ward. Typically, the patient has briefly placed their hand or fingertip over a pressure spray nozzle, sustaining an injection of material...
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High Pressure Injection Injuries Wheeless

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- high pressure grease and paint guns are most common cause of injury, & site of injury is often the pad od the thumb or index finger;
- severity of injury is often underestimated due to the small punctate entrance wound;
- injected substance...
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High-Pressure Injection Injuries eMedicine Orthopedics

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In 1937, Rees published the first reported case of a high-pressure injection (HPI) injury to the finger. This injury involved diesel fuel. Prior to Rees's report, Hesse had described a similar injury in 1925.
Although over 100 case reports of HPI injuries of the hand can be found in the literature,...
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