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How does compartment syndrome develop from shin bone bruise

A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Andrea
Dentistry 34 years experience
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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
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
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: Bruising can happen with compartment syndrome. Good luck.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Need to see: You just need to see what they say about this. Are you seeing a radiologist that specializes in vascular problems?
Dr. Tracy Berg
General Surgery 32 years experience
Av malformations: Sounds like you have vascular malformation. These are variable. Come in all sizes and locations. Compartment syndrome is possible if in your leg. Okay... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Ruotolo
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Murray
General Surgery 33 years experience
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
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
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
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vadim Glukh
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 23 years experience
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 24 years experience
Compartment syndrome: Usually not a chronic problem. Associated with trauma or a deep vein thrombosis. Should go to emergency room if concerned.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
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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