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 JBM  Vol.9 No.6 , June 2021
Atraumatic Acute Compartment Syndrome in Isolated Medial Compartment of Foot, A Rare Case Report
Abstract: Acute compartment syndrome usually occurs after a traumatic event, typically in association with a fracture, but also from a soft tissue injury such as a direct blow or crush. Acute, isolated, medial compartment syndrome of the foot without a specific major trauma is very rare. I am reporting a rare case with acute compartment syndrome for isolated medial compartment of foot after a traumatic sport event and proper management to prevent long term sequels.
Cite this paper: How, T. and Irwan, B. (2021) Atraumatic Acute Compartment Syndrome in Isolated Medial Compartment of Foot, A Rare Case Report. Journal of Biosciences and Medicines, 9, 76-80. doi: 10.4236/jbm.2021.96007.
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