Compartment syndrome on a patient's forearm related to carbon monoxide poisoning.


Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, nonirritating, toxic gas produced by the incomplete oxidation of hydrocarbons. Common sources of CO include motor vehicles, house fires, furnaces/heaters, and wood-burning stoves. It is a serious health problem resulting in approximately 50,000 visits to the emergency department and is responsible for 3500… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2012.03.011


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