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

Maximilian Soong; DaSilva, Manuel
February 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 2, p435
Academic Journal
Case Study
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.


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