Journal of Family Medicine and Primary Care

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2013  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 390--392

Clavicular fracture following uvulectomy and traditional hair barbing: A case report


Aliyu Ibrahim 
 Department of Paediatrics, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

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Aliyu Ibrahim
Department of Paediatrics, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, +234
Nigeria

Activities of traditional barbers are an age-long practice in northern Nigerian. They are involved in conducting hair barbing and uvulectomy of newborn babies usually on the 7 th day of life. This procedure is often associated with complications like bleeding, infections, but its association with clavicular fracture is a rare event which had not been reported before now. Therefore, the case of a 10-day-old Nigerian girl is highlighted. She was managed conservatively with minimal handling of the involved limb.


How to cite this article:
Ibrahim A. Clavicular fracture following uvulectomy and traditional hair barbing: A case report.J Family Med Prim Care 2013;2:390-392


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Ibrahim A. Clavicular fracture following uvulectomy and traditional hair barbing: A case report. J Family Med Prim Care [serial online] 2013 [cited 2020 Dec 4 ];2:390-392
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