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Revista de la Facultad de Medicina Humana

Print version ISSN 1814-5469On-line version ISSN 2308-0531

Abstract

FERNANDEZ-VILLACORTA, Freddy J. et al. Case report: exposed midfoot fracture due to traffic accident in HIV/AIDS patient. Rev. Fac. Med. Hum. [online]. 2020, vol.20, n.2, pp.322-327. ISSN 1814-5469.  http://dx.doi.org/10.25176/rfmh.v20i2.2928.

Currently there is a high incidence of traffic accidents in the world, many of them cause severe disability in people. These limb injuries cause high morbidity even reaching an amputation. This is aggravated in HIV/ AIDS patients, especially in treatment and evolution. A clinical case of a patient with severe midfoot injury that ends in amputation is presented and a surgical management review of the trauma patient with HIV/ AIDS is made.

Keywords : Exposed fracture; Traffic accident; HIV/AIDS (source: MeSH NLM)..

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