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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 1260-1261

Hair tourniquet syndrome: A rare case report


Department of Pediatric Surgery, S.M.S. Medical College and Group of Hospitals, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

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Aditya P Singh
Department of Pediatric Surgery, S.M.S. Medical College and Group of Hospitals, Jaipur - 302 004, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/mmj.mmj_111_17

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Hair tourniquet (HT) syndrome is a rare disorder. Although most cases are considered to be accidental, child abuse must be considered in selected cases. HT syndrome involving the toes occurs during the time period when post-partum mothers are experiencing increased hair loss. In this article, we report a rare case of HT in a 1.5-month-old male child.


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