anterior tibial compartment syndrome
an·te·ri·or tib·i·al com·part·ment syn·drome
ischemia of the muscles of the anterior tibial compartment of the leg, presumably caused by transient compression of arterial blood flow from muscle swelling within a closed fascial compartment, following strenuous physical activity.
an·te·ri·or tib·i·al com·part·ment syn·drome(an-tēr'ē-ŏr tib'ē-ăl kŏm-pahrt'mĕnt sin'drōm)
Ischemic necrosis of the muscles of the anterior tibial compartment of the leg, presumed due to compression of arteries by swollen muscles following unaccustomed exertion.