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The Anatolian Journal of Family Medicine Unstoppable Baby Crying: Is it Only Gas Pain or not? [anatol j fm]
anatol j fm. 2019; 2(3): 132-133 | DOI: 10.5505/anatoljfm.2019.66376

Unstoppable Baby Crying: Is it Only Gas Pain or not?

Abdussamed Vural
Department of Emergency Medicine, Giresun University, Giresun, Turkey

Hair-thread tourniquet syndrome (HTTS) is a rare but well-documented clinical condition results in significant injury as hair or thread wraps around a digit, causes tissue swelling, pain, or possible tissue ischemia. If untreated, HTTS may result in serious events, such as amputation of the organ. In this case report, we aimed to raise awareness that the hair-thread tourniquet syndrome is a clinical situation that can be easily misinterpreted as gas colic especially by family physicians, pediatricians and emergency physicians to whom families first applied.

Keywords: Child health, colic, hair, Psychomotor Agitation, tourniquets

Abdussamed Vural. Unstoppable Baby Crying: Is it Only Gas Pain or not?. anatol j fm. 2019; 2(3): 132-133

Corresponding Author: Abdussamed Vural, Türkiye
Manuscript Language: English
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