TITLE

Acute Forearm Compartment Syndrome Secondary to Digit Avulsion Injury: A Case Report

AUTHOR(S)
Maximilian Soong; DaSilva, Manuel
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 2, p435
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a middle-aged man who suffered a digit avulsion injury. After suffering the injury the patient developed acute forearm compartment syndrome that required surgery for emergent forearm fasciotomies. The reconstructive efforts of the surgeons are discussed, along with hematomas, muscle tissue, carpal ligaments, lacertus fibrosus, and the finger tendons.
ACCESSION #
36627725

 

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