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Replantation Syndrome (Reperfusion Syndrome, Replantation Toxemia)

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

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Description:

Sometimes after reattachment of an amputated limb the patient may become severely ill. This may be severe enough to require reamputation of the limb. A similar syndrome may occur after perfusion of an ischemic limb with severe peripheral artery disease.

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