The gluteal compartment syndrome
- Gluteal Compartment Syndrome and Sciatica after Bone Marrow Biopsy: A Case Report and Review of Literature. Roth, John Scott; Newman, Edwin C. // American Surgeon;Sep2002, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p791
The gluteal region is not commonly thought of as a compartment, yet nondistensible osseofascial boundaries do exist. As with any case of compartment syndrome expedient therapeutic measures are critical to salvaging neuromuscular function. The gluteal compartment is unique, however, because of...
- Acute Gluteal and Thigh Compartment Syndrome following Pelvic Fracture and Superior Gluteal Artery Bleed. Gee, Matthew J.; Tolat, Amit; Sinha, Joydeep // European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery;Apr2007, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p10
Injury to the superior gluteal artery as a result of pelvic fracture is well recognized. Superior gluteal artery bleed leading to gluteal compartment syndrome without fracture of the pelvis has been reported but is extremely rare. Similarly, acute compartment syndrome of the thigh is rare. As...
- Bilateral Gluteal Compartment Syndrome: A Rare but Potentially Morbid Entity. CASTRO-GARCIA, JOSE; DAVIS, BRIAN R.; PIRELA-CRUZ, MIGUEL A. // American Surgeon;Jul2010, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p752
Compartment syndrome is caused by elevated interstitial pressure within the myofascial compartment. It rarely presents bilaterally in the gluteal region. A 49-year-old man fell 10 feet from a roof on his buttocks. He presented 10 hours after the injury with intense lumbar pain. Both glutei were...
- Chronic proximal deep posterior compartment syndrome in a collegiate track and field athlete. Bateman, W. // Journal of Athletic Training;Apr-Jun98 Supplement, Vol. 33 Issue 2, pS50
Presents a medical case study of a male track athlete who complained of bilateral pain and tightness in his calves during a four year period. Symptoms exhibited by the athlete; Details on a physical examination of the athlete; Results of blood tests and a magnetic resonance imaging; Diagnosis...
- Clinical review: Volkmann's ischaemic contracture. Pettitt, D.; McArthur, P. // European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery;Apr2012, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p129
Introduction: Volkmann's ischaemic contracture is a devastating condition with serious motor and sensory functional implications for the affected limb. This clinical review outlines acute compartment syndrome and Volkmann's ischaemic contracture, their presentation, evolution and current...
- Chronic exertional compartment syndrome. Paik, Ronald S.; Pepple, Douglas A.; Hutchinson, Mark R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal;2/23/2013, Vol. 346 Issue 7896, p35
The article discusses chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS), which is an increase in intracompartmental pressure causing pain and other symptoms depending on the area affected. Pre-exertion and postexertion intracompartmental pressure testing is the primary dianostic tool for the...
- QUICK RECERTIFICATION SERIES. Compartment syndrome. Smith, Jami S. // JAAPA: Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants (;Sep2013, Vol. 26 Issue 9, p48
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- Prevention of compartment syndrome associated with the... Scott, J. Ryland; Daneker, George // American Surgeon;Sep97, Vol. 63 Issue 9, p801
Presents four cases of compartment syndrome associated with the lithotomy position in young patients. Case reports of four patients; How compartment syndrome occurs; Factors that contributes to compartmental ischemia; What maintained fluid homeostasis in a compartment.
- Under Pressure. Cimons, Marlene // Runner's World;Jan2002, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p34
Offers information on compartment syndrome, a condition in which pressure increases within a muscle compartment of the lower leg.