anterior compartment of leg


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anterior compartment of leg

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anterior portion of space enclosed by the deep fascia of the leg, separated from the posterior compartment by the tibia and fibula by the intervening interosseous membrane, and from the lateral compartment by the anterior intermuscular septum; contains the dorsiflexors of the foot and long extensors of the toes, all innervated by the deep fibular (peroneal) nerve.
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This gives an idea of the normal pressure in the anterior compartment of leg in our population.
The pressure measurements were carried out in the anterior compartment of leg in each patient at the time of admission after noting the time interval between injury and pressure measurement.
Technique: White sides saline infusion technique was used for measurement of pressure in anterior compartment of leg.
The anterior compartment of leg is chosen because of its easy accessibility.
8) et al are found in the available literature, who have studied the pressure in the anterior compartment of leg using whitesides technique.
PRESSURE IN THE INJURED LEGS: We found that the average in the anterior compartment of leg, when either the tibia was broken alone or both the bones were broken, was 27.
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