The Czsts cast was similar, extending from the patient's hips to the neck and sometimes including part of the head. It is formed either during cast application or after cast application by cutting the hole with the cast saw. In 1828, doctors in Berlin were treating leg fractures by aligning the bones in a long narrow box, which they filled with moist sand. Also, plaster of Paris casts can result in complications including fulll, ulcerations, infections, rashes, itching, burns, and allergic contact dermatitis, which may also be due to the presence of formaldehyde within the plaster bandages. Removal [ ] An orange short arm cast with a fiberglass top layer being cut and removed with a specialized cast saw.