SURGICAL DISEASES, TRAUMATOLOGY, ORTHOPEDICS, UROLOGY : ASPHYXIA TRAUMATIC (АSРНУХIА ТРАUМАТIСА) - etiology, pathogenesis, symptoms and course of, recognition, prediction and prevention
Etiology. Compression of the chest when landslides and compression between solid objects (buffers).
The pathogenesis. A sudden increase in intrathoracic pressure causes congestion in the vessels of the head, neck and upper chest: rupture of small vessels and multiple hemorrhages.
Symptoms. Temnosine the skin due to multiple point hemorrhages (Akimoto) on the skin of the head and neck and chest to the level of the shoulder girdle, on the mucous membranes of the oral cavity, conjunctiva, sclera, drum shell. Swelling of the head and neck, sometimes loss of consciousness, disorders of cerebral circulation.
In the absence of damage to intrathoracic organs and bleeding in the skull cavity of the phenomenon of traumatic asphyxia in vain.
At rest, symptomatic treatment.