Exercise-Induced Compartment Syndrome

(redirected from Exertional Compartment Syndrome)
An uncommon, exercise-induced neuromuscular disorder caused by oedema within muscular compartment
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Metherell, "Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome misdiagnosed as chronic exertional compartment syndrome in a young male athlete: role of dynamic ultrasound," South African Journal of Sports Medicine, vol.
It then became clear that what he believed, and had been told by all prior healthcare providers, were approximately 10 severe "gout attacks" over the past four years, which were more consistent with episodes of chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) [1, 6, 7].
Levin, "Endoscopic compartment release for chronic exertional compartment syndrome: Surgical technique and results," The American Journal of Sports Medicine, vol.
Acute-on-chronic exertional compartment syndrome is a rare and severe progression of the likely common and more benign chronic exertional compartment syndrome.
Increase in intracompartmental pressure seen in muscle hypertrophy or chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) potentiates herniation [4].
Other causes of exercise-induced shin pain include tibial stress fractures and chronic exertional compartment syndrome.
The results confirm the correlation between long distance runners and the increased risk of chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) development.
What activities can I still do with exertional compartment syndrome? How are both of these injuries treated?
In 2014, Bunting and Briggs described a case of acute exertional compartment syndrome in the bilateral supraspinatus muscles of a 23-year-old male the day after an increase in weightlifting activity.
We present a case of a young active male who was misdiagnosed and treated for chronic exertional compartment syndrome and review how best to distinguish functional PAES from other causes of activity-related leg pain.