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Prolonged bleeding on the neck in leech therapy: Case report

Atakan Savrun, Selim Bozkurt, Mehmet Okumus, Emre Gokcen, Murat Turkaslan.

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Abstract
Superficial skin bleeding can usually be stopped by applying short-time compression, unless the patient suffers from coagulation disorders or uses anticoagulant. Because of the anticoagulant component of leech saliva, a leech bite may cause long-time bleeding, which cannot be stopped via compression. In this study, the case of a patient who applied leech therapy on her neck for the treatment of migraine has been presented.

Key words: Bleeding, headache, leech bite


 
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Savrun A, Bozkurt S, Okumus M, Gokcen E, Turkaslan M. Prolonged bleeding on the neck in leech therapy: Case report. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2015; 4(4): 234-237. doi:10.5455/aces.20131205020904


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Savrun A, Bozkurt S, Okumus M, Gokcen E, Turkaslan M. Prolonged bleeding on the neck in leech therapy: Case report. Arch Clin Exp Surg. 2015; 4(4): 234-237. doi:10.5455/aces.20131205020904



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Savrun A, Bozkurt S, Okumus M, Gokcen E, Turkaslan M. Prolonged bleeding on the neck in leech therapy: Case report. Arch Clin Exp Surg. (2015), [cited August 17, 2018]; 4(4): 234-237. doi:10.5455/aces.20131205020904



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Savrun, A., Bozkurt, S., Okumus, M., Gokcen, E. & Turkaslan, M. (2015) Prolonged bleeding on the neck in leech therapy: Case report. Arch Clin Exp Surg, 4 (4), 234-237. doi:10.5455/aces.20131205020904



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Savrun, Atakan, Selim Bozkurt, Mehmet Okumus, Emre Gokcen, and Murat Turkaslan. 2015. Prolonged bleeding on the neck in leech therapy: Case report. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 4 (4), 234-237. doi:10.5455/aces.20131205020904



Chicago Style

Savrun, Atakan, Selim Bozkurt, Mehmet Okumus, Emre Gokcen, and Murat Turkaslan. "Prolonged bleeding on the neck in leech therapy: Case report." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 4 (2015), 234-237. doi:10.5455/aces.20131205020904



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Savrun, Atakan, Selim Bozkurt, Mehmet Okumus, Emre Gokcen, and Murat Turkaslan. "Prolonged bleeding on the neck in leech therapy: Case report." Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES) 4.4 (2015), 234-237. Print. doi:10.5455/aces.20131205020904



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Savrun, A., Bozkurt, S., Okumus, M., Gokcen, E. & Turkaslan, M. (2015) Prolonged bleeding on the neck in leech therapy: Case report. Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery (ACES), 4 (4), 234-237. doi:10.5455/aces.20131205020904





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