Volkmann, Richard von
Volkmann, Richard von(folk'man)
Ger. surgeon, 1830–1889.
Degeneration, contracture, fibrosis, and atrophy of a muscle resulting from injury to its blood supply; usually seen in the hand. Synonym: ischemic paralysis
Congenital tibiotarsal dislocation.
A splint used for fracture of the lower extremityconsisting of a footpiece and two lateral supports.