Most Popular: Management of Horse and Donkey Bite Wounds: A Series of 24 Cases: No abstract available http://bit.ly/lgNkCS
I missed this article when it came out in the June 2010 issue of the Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Journal. As I have covered fire ant bites, cat bites, and snake bites. Fellow blogger Bongi has written about hippo bites. It’s time to cover horse and donkey bites.
Dr. Köse, Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Harran University Hospital, Turkey and colleagues presented a retrospective evaluation of 24 patients treated for animal bites (19 horse and five donkey bites) from 2003 to 2009. The head and neck were the most frequent bite sites (14 cases), followed by the extremities (8 cases) and the trunk (2 cases).
The article is very short, representing their personal viewpoint and experience. Read more »
*This blog post was originally published at Suture for a Living*