Pit Bull attack causing limb threatening vascular trauma —A case series

International Journal of Surgery Case Reports
Volume 42, 2018, Pages 133-137

Patrick Harnarayan , Shariful Islam , Christi Ramsingh , Vijay Naraynsingh

Attacks by Pit Bull Terriers are more likely to cause severe morbidity than other breeds of dogs. Immediate surgical exploration is required to prevent catastrophic outcomes, especially limb loss. Stronger animal control laws, public education and responsible dog ownership may reduce deaths from these canines.

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