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Crush injury

Crush injury
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ICD-9-CM 925-929
MedlinePlus 000024

A crush injury is injury by an object that causes compression of the body.[1][2] This form of injury is common following a natural disaster or after some form of trauma from a deliberate attack.[3] Common concerns after an injury of this type are rhabdomyolysis and crush syndrome.[3]


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