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The authors describe a compartment syndrome of the deep posterior flexor compartment due to perforation of the popliteal artery by an osteocartilaginous exostosis, in a healthy 13-year-old boy. The difficulties in making the diagnosis are discussed. In a review of the literature regarding this condition, the combination of compartment syndrome and exostoses(More)
Fournier's syndrome, a necrotizing subcutaneous infection of the male genitalia, is characterized by an explosive onset and a rapid evolution. It is caused by a synergistic interaction of several aerobe and anaerobe bacteria. The immediate institution of an aggressive therapy with extensive drainage and supporting broad spectrum antibiotics gives the best(More)
Gastrostomy à minima. The postoperative course of a group of patients who had undergone major abdominal surgery was evaluated to show that a postoperative gastrostomy à minima can be performed in an adequate and safe manner. The patients are divided into two groups. The first group, which could be expected to need gastric decompression for only a short(More)
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