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Complications Associated with the Use of Medicinal Leeches

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Medicinal leeches (Hirudo medicinalis) may be helpful in reducing vascular congestion following traumatic injury or surgery. However, their use can be complicated by a number of adverse effects.

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