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An awful case of a crush injury

A middle-aged man was injured in a factory, when heavy machinery with which he was working fell on his left thigh resulting in a Grade III B fracture Femur with 6 inches of bone loss, Sciatic nerve injury with > 4 inches loss, comminuted fracture patella with bone loss, composite soft tissue loss over the lateral aspect of the left thigh and his knee. The photo shows the leg after surgical debridement -showing the extent of soft tissue loss in three different areas.

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