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how does compartment syndrome develop from shin bone bruise

A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Andrea
33 years experience Dentistry
Compartment syndrome: Is not likely to move up to the thigh from the lower leg. The fascia of the muscles of the legs and arms is so tight that it doesn't allow for expans ... Read More

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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
More info: Is the malformation from trauma to the leg? If so, you should be evaluated promptly. Compartment syndrome from trauma to the leg is a surgical emergen ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Need to see: You just need to see what they say about this. Are you seeing a radiologist that specializes in vascular problems?
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Ruotolo
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Probably not: Compartment syndrome usually occurs the first several days after an injury due to swelling. The other symptoms are severe pain, numbness, paralysis a ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
32 years experience General Surgery
Look for dvt: Compartment syndrome would be unlikely without trauma. The most likely thing that is very serious would be a deep vein thrombosis this could be furth ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : When you do sustain a "bone bruise" it can affect the periosteum, which is the lining of the bone. This can result in extra bone formation and the lu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Some things close: Shin splints" is not a specific diagnosis. It is merely a descriptive term that describes chronic exertional shin pain in an athlete. The evidence see ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
See your foot doc: You need to walk in orthotics 1st, and they may need be custom ones that a podiatrist could make/ order for you.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
23 years experience General Surgery
Compartment syndrome: Usually not a chronic problem. Associated with trauma or a deep vein thrombosis. Should go to emergency room if concerned.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Bicycle: Exertional compartment syndrome is caused by increased pressure during exercise in the compartments of the lower leg induced by swelling/edema of the ... Read More
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