Subfascial hematoma progressed to arm compartment syndrome due to a nontransposed brachiobasilic fistula.


Vascular access-associated compartment syndrome is reported rarely in hemodialysis patients. A 62-year-old female hemodialysis patient experienced left-arm compartment syndrome caused by a nontransposed brachiobasilic arteriovenous fistula. A subfascial hematoma that developed because of perforation of the posterior wall of the basilic vein was not detected… (More)