Acute spontaneous compartment syndrome in recent onset type 1 diabetes.

@article{Mahdi2007AcuteSC,
  title={Acute spontaneous compartment syndrome in recent onset type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Hani Mahdi and Stephen M Gough and Kanwardeep K Gill and Brinder Singh Mahon},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={
          507-8
        }
}
Acute spontaneous compartment syndrome is a rare orthopaedic emergency that usually presents to general physicians as an acute medical admission. Most cases reported to date, in patients with diabetes, are in those with long-standing disease or with evidence of diabetic complications. An acute spontaneous compartment syndrome in a girl with recent diagnosis of type 1 diabetes is reported here. Awareness of the condition allows early recognition and diagnosis, thereby preventing more severe… CONTINUE READING