superficial posterior compartment

superficial posterior compartment

lower-leg muscle compartment; contains bellies of gastrocnemius and soleus Figure 1
Figure 1: Compartments of the right lower leg. This article was published in Neale's Disorders of the Foot, Lorimer, French, O'Donnell, Burrow, Wall, Copyright Elsevier, (2006).
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Abnormal compartment pressure (22 mmHg) was observed in the left leg in the superficial posterior compartment and anterior compartment at rest 5 minutes after exercise.
In the right lower extremity, abnormal compartment pressure (26 mmHg) was observed at rest in the superficial posterior compartment, and in the anterolateral compartment (30 mmHg).
The superficial posterior compartment contains the soleus, plantaris, and gastrocnemius muscles and the sural nerve.
Superficial posterior compartment pain may be vague and poorly localized.
The superficial posterior compartment can be tested at the posteromedial or posterolateral aspect of the leg.

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