Tachycardia and heart failure after ritual circumcision

A. Mor, G. Eshel, M. Aladjem, G. Mundel

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Four newborn babies developed acute heart failure a few hours after circumcision at 8 days. During this procedure, a sponge soaked in epinephrine was applied to the circumcision site and left there for several hours. Treatment was with digoxin and diuretics and signs of heart failure disappeared within 24-72 hours.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)80-81
Number of pages2
JournalArchives of Disease in Childhood
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes


Dive into the research topics of 'Tachycardia and heart failure after ritual circumcision'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this