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15
SEP
2017

CBL 5 LOCOMOTOR MODULE (FIRST YEAR MBBS)

CASE:

A 45 years old semi unconscious Male patient is brought to the emergency department with gunshot injury on the upper thigh.

His general physical examination reveals severe hemorrhage from a wound in the upper thigh region. His skin is pale and cold with visible profuse sweating.

Pulse Rate: 98/min with feeble pulse.

Respiratory rate: 49/min.

B.P: 90/50mmHg

Body Temperature: 89.4 F

 

 

Learning Objectives:

 

  1. Understand Course of major vessels in the thigh.
  2. Correlate Blood loss which can be associated with gunshot injury in this region.
  3. Understand that an injury at thigh can damage various tissues locally.
  4. Case based approach to the associated systemic complications responsible for the signs and symptoms present in the patient.

 

 

INSTRUCTION NOTE:

BOOK REFERENCES:

  1. CUNNIGHAM’S MANUAL OF PRACTICAL ANATOMY
  2. CLINICALLY ORIENTED ANATOMY. BOOK BY KEITH L. MOORE
  3. CLINICAL ANATOMY.TEXT BOOK BY RICHARD SNELL

WEB REFERENCES:

  1. www.medscape.com

Submitted By:

Deptt. Of Anatomy

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