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Table 3 Missed extremity and musculoskeletal injuries after polytrauma

From: Missed injuries in trauma patients: A literature review

Study N Foot/Ankle Leg Hip/Pelvis Wrist/Hand Arm Spine
Chan et al., 1980 [19] 327 22.4% 16.3% 18.4% 10.2% 12.2% 6.1%
Born et al., 1989 [14] 1006 23.1% 10.3% 10.3% 5.1% 38.5% 12.8%
Juhl et al., 1990 [13] 783 23.4% 6.3% 8.5% 32.9% 10.6% 7.4%
Rizoli et al., 1994 [7] 432 8.1% 5.1% 2.7% 17.6% 16.2% 9.5%
Kremli, 1996 [18] 638 17.5% 32.5% 16.3% 6.2% 16.3% 7.5%
Robertson et al., 1996 [8] 3996 8.6% 10% 3% 11.4% 7.1% 10%
Janjua et al., 1998 [2] 206 Lower Limb:15.2% 6.5% Upper Limb:26.6% 4.2%
Buduhan et al., 2000 [5] 567 Extremiries: 33.3% 7.9% Extremiries: 33.3% 7.9%
Guly, 2001 [21] 934 25.8% 4.3% 4.9% 17.2%/21.7% 15.1% 3.4%
Houshian et al., 2002 [1] 876 12.8% 8.1% 8.1% 8.1% 11.6% 5.8%
Vles et al., 2003 [3] 3879 12.2% 6.1% 6.1% 4.1% 12.2% 8%
Soundappan et al., 2004 [20] 76 Lower Limb: 31% - Upper Limb: 23% 15%
Kalemoglu et al., 2006 [6] 709 Extremiries: 38.2% 9.3% Extremiries: 38.2% 9.3%
  1. N = Patients in study