A Case of Acute Atraumatic Compartment Syndrome of the Thigh.

BACKGROUND In the absence of trauma, compartment syndrome of the thigh is rare. Several case reports have described compartment syndrome in the presence of trauma, comorbid medical conditions, and acute muscle overuse. Very few reports have demonstrated an acute onset of atraumatic thigh compartment syndrome. CASE REPORT A 24-year-old man presented to the… CONTINUE READING