Tetanus following human bite.
Department of Surgery, Mpilo Central Hospital, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.
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British journal of plastic surgery
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We present an unusual case of tetanus which followed a human bite. The patient, a 43-year-old woman, developed tetanus within 4 days of sustaining a human bite. She died 6 days after admission despite aggressive management in the intensive care unit.
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