Case: Domestic Violence
Location: Ajakurama and Environs, Ovia South/West Local Government Area, Edo State
Mrs. Ebi. C. was rushed to our clinic about 3:00pm on account of inability to move the left arm and hand.
She was said to have been violently assaulted by her spouse with machete. Due to paucity of funds, patient resorted to self-medication and herbal concoctions. This led to loss of function of the full upper limb.
A diagnosis of damage to the neurovascular bundle in the affected arm was made. Patient is been currently managed by our team of volunteer orthopaedic surgeons.
Patient before management
Patient being managed.