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Table 6 Distribution of patients according to treatment complications (N= 98)

From: Animal-related injuries in a resource-limited setting: experiences from a Tertiary health institution in northwestern Tanzania

Treatment complications Frequency Percentage
Surgical site infections 54 55.1
Complications of fractures 38 38.9
Peritonitis/abdominal abscess 6 6.1
Complications of amputation stump 5 5.1
Tetanus 5 5.1
Skin grafting failure 2 2.1
Empyema thoracis 1 1.0
Post-traumatic epilepsy 1 1.0
Brain abscess 1 1.0