Chronic Compartment Syndrome

Some articles on chronic compartment syndrome, compartment syndrome, syndrome:

Treatment - Chronic Compartment Syndrome
... Chronic compartment syndrome in the lower leg can be treated conservatively or surgically ... Elevation of the affected limb in patients with compartment syndrome is contraindicated, as this leads to decreased vascular perfusion of the affected region ... Left untreated, chronic compartment syndrome can develop into the acute syndrome ...

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