Pediatric perineal impalement injuries

E R Grisoni, E Hahn, E Marsh, T Volsko, D Dudgeon
Journal of Pediatric Surgery 2000, 35 (5): 702-4
Pediatric perineal impalement injuries are relatively uncommon. There may be difficulty in recognizing or properly treating such injuries, because their severity may not be reflected accurately by the external appearance of the perineum. The authors describe 3 case reports of patients with perineal impalement injuries and their management. The authors emphasize how a thorough workup can prevent missed injuries, leading to timely surgical repair and good outcomes.

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