anterior compartment syndrome


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anterior compartment syndrome

A condition that typically arises in the anterior compartment of the lower leg, characterised by cramping, pain and tightness, often with numbness and tingling in the foot.

anterior compartment syndrome

 A condition in which swelling within the anterior compartment of the lower leg jeopardizes the functionality of the muscles, nerves, and arteries that serve the foot
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MacAdam, "Lower extremity anterior compartment syndrome complicating bilateral mastectomy and immediate breast reconstruction: a case report and literature review," Canadian Journal of Plastic Surgery, vol.
Adam m star et al reported an isolated anterior compartment syndrome following a bimalleolar ankle fracture (3).
Adam M star et al- isolated anterior compartment syndrome after a bimalleolar equivalent ankle fracture, 2011 nov; 3(6):560-563.
unrecognized anterior compartment syndrome following ankle fracture surgery: a case report.
Chronic anterior compartment syndrome of the leg was reported in 6.
No statistical relationships were found between chronic anterior compartment syndrome of the leg and athletes' age, days of practice per week and BMI.
The incidence of chronic anterior compartment syndrome of the leg was related with spike shoes (A7) (10.
Intramuscular deoxygenation during exercise in patients who have chronic anterior compartment syndrome of the leg.
Treatment of chronic exertional anterior compartment syndrome with massage: a pilot study.
Two recent MRI studies have shown a statistically significant increase in T2-weighted signal intensity in the anterior compartment of patients with chronic anterior compartment syndrome.
Schepsis and associates (34) found similar success with fasciotomies for exertional anterior compartment syndrome, with excellent results in 96% of patients.
1988) The role of tissue pressure measurement in diagnosing chronic anterior compartment syndrome.

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