Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2005  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55--56

Hair tourniquet syndrome


AK Bangroo, Smita Chauhan 
 Department of Pediatric Surgery, St. Stephens Hospital, Tis Hazari, Delhi - 110054, India

Correspondence Address:
A K Bangroo
Department of Pediatric Surgery, St. Stephens Hospital, Tis Hazari, Delhi - 110054
India

A frequently unrecognized and potentially devastating form of penile strangulation is that caused by human hair. Hair tourniquet syndrome frequently occurs during the time period when post partum mothers are experiencing increased hair loss. The majority of cases are thought to be accidental, however possibility of child abuse should be considered in every case.


How to cite this article:
Bangroo A K, Chauhan S. Hair tourniquet syndrome .J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2005;10:55-56


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Bangroo A K, Chauhan S. Hair tourniquet syndrome . J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2005 [cited 2019 Sep 15 ];10:55-56
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