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Can you tell me if someone were hit by a car or in a traffic accident, what injury would require an amputation?

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Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Damaged blood supply

If the trauma was severe enough to cause damage to blood vessels to the limb, this may require amputation.

In brief: Damaged blood supply

If the trauma was severe enough to cause damage to blood vessels to the limb, this may require amputation.
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Dr. Brian Duncan
A complicated fracture with significant soft tissue injury of the lower leg could also be a reason for amputation.
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