J Orthop Case Rep 2017 Mar-Apr;7(2):98-101
Department of Orthopedics, Drexel University College of Medicine, Hahnemann University Hospital, United States.
Introduction: Compartment syndrome is a serious condition characterized by compartmental pressures within 20 mmHg of diastolic blood pressure, or clinical signs of pain, paresthesia, pallor, and lack of pulses. Often a surgical intervention is necessary. Increased surveillance for compartment syndrome is important when a patient with a bleeding disorder sustains a traumatic injury. Read More