Meningeal Hemorrhage Secondary to an Electrization Accident about an Observation in a Resuscitation Department in Abidjan (RCI)

  • Nkan Michael Paterne Mobio Mail Anesthesia resuscitation, Universite Félix Houphouet Boigny (CHU of Cocody), Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
  • Abhe Chacke Maria Anesthesia resuscitation, Universite Félix Houphouet Boigny (CHU of Cocody), Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
  • Coulibaly Theodore Klinna Anesthesia resuscitation, Universite Félix Houphouet Boigny (CHU of Cocody), Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
  • Ouattara Abdoulaye Anesthesia resuscitation, Universite Félix Houphouet Boigny (CHU of Cocody), Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
  • Netro Djohui Edwige Anesthesia resuscitation, Universite Félix Houphouet Boigny (CHU of Angre), Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
  • Nguessan Yapi Francis Anesthesia resuscitation, Universite Félix Houphouet Boigny (CHU of Angre), Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
  • Tetchi Yavo Denis Anesthesia resuscitation, Universite Félix Houphouet Boigny (CHU of Cocody), Abidjan, Ivory Coast.
Keywords:
Electrification, Haemorrhage, Meningeal, Resuscitation

Abstract

During electrical accidents, various mechanisms are observed: electric flash, electric arc, lightning and true electrification. Whatever the mechanism, various types of lesions can be observed such as subarachnoid hemorrhages. Exposure to a high voltage current, the appearance of initial consciousness disorder, the existence of skin burn lesions testifying to the passage of current through the cephalic end homolateral to the hemorrhage, the existence of hemorrhage meningeal at d0, the real existence of this complication in victims of lightning strikes (which is an electric shock) and the existence of a similar case in the literature make electric accidents, an etiology of hemorrhage meningeal.

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Published
2020-05-04
How to Cite
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Mobio NMP, Chacke Maria A, Theodore Klinna C, Abdoulaye O, Djohui Edwige N, Yapi Francis N, Yavo Denis T. Meningeal Hemorrhage Secondary to an Electrization Accident about an Observation in a Resuscitation Department in Abidjan (RCI). Arch Anesth & Crit Care. 6(2):105-8.
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