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Tachycardia and heart failure after ritual circumcision.
  1. A Mor,
  2. G Eshel,
  3. M Aladjem,
  4. G Mundel


    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.

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