Fat embolism syndrome presenting as sudden loss of consciousness

Roneeta, Nandi and Krishna, HM and Shetty, Nanda (2010) Fat embolism syndrome presenting as sudden loss of consciousness. Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology, 26 (4). pp. 549-550.

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Abstract

Fat embolism syndrome (FES) is a serious disorder occurring after trauma, orthopaedic surgeries and rarely in non-traumatic patients. Nearly all patients with bone fractures develop fat emboli, but they are usually asymptomatic. In this report we describe a case of FES which presented atypically.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Anaesthesiology
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 15 Feb 2013 10:51
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2013 10:51
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/78451

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