Acute compartment syndrome complicating a distal tibial physeal fracture in a neonate.

Abstract

This case report of a neonate who developed an acute compartment syndrome secondary to a minimally displaced distal tibial physeal injury represents the youngest patient to be reported with such a condition. After undergoing emergency four-compartment decompression fasciotomies, the 4-week-old child had a return of normal neuromuscular function and anatomic… (More)

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@article{Brogle1999AcuteCS, title={Acute compartment syndrome complicating a distal tibial physeal fracture in a neonate.}, author={P J Brogle and Jeff Gaffney and Justin R Denton}, journal={American journal of orthopedics}, year={1999}, volume={28 10}, pages={587-9} }