Compartment Syndrome, Anterior

Compartment syndrome consists of a combination of pain, numbness, and/or weakness in an arm or leg due to muscle swelling or bleeding. Compartment syndrome can be an acute surgical emergency caused by broken bones or crushed limbs, but it can also occur in sports activities when the muscle grows too large because of its use during training or competition. The anterior compartment of the leg is the most common location of this syndrome. If it is not diagnosed and treated appropriately, compartment ...

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