Overview Evaluation Treatment amputated part specialist tetanus Home Care pain in adults pain in children warning signs Underlying Cause Types
Amputations of the upper extremity may include:
Amputations of the lower extremity may include:
- Partial foot
- Complete foot
- Foot and ankle
- Lower leg
- Upper leg
The nose, ears and genitals are other areas of the body that may also be accidentally amputated.
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