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Mangled Extremity Severity Score (MESS Score)

Estimates viability of an extremity after trauma, to determine need for salvage vs empiric amputation.

Calculations must be re-checked and should not be used alone to guide patient care nor should they substitute for clinical judgement. disclaimer