Catfish noodling forearm injury requiring urgent surgical treatment: A case report and review of the literature

Courtney R.J. Kaar, Christina Plikaitis, Kevin W. Germino, Albert K. Nakanishi

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Abstract

"Noodling" is an ancient form of hand fishing recently gaining in popularity as a hobby and sport. We present one of the first case reports of a noodling injury in an adolescent male seeking to land a large catfish, and also review the literature on catfish-related injuries.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-79
Number of pages5
JournalWilderness and Environmental Medicine
Volume25
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2014

Keywords

  • catfish injury
  • fishing injury
  • hand fishing
  • noodling
  • tendon laceration

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