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Amputation - traumatic

  • Alternative Names

    Loss of a body part

    • A body part that has been completely or partially cut off
    • Bleeding (may be minimal or severe, depending on the location and nature of the injury)
    • Pain (the degree of pain is not always related to the severity of the injury or the amount of bleeding)
    • Crushed body tissue (badly mangled, but still partially attached by muscle, bone, tendon, or skin)