A 58-year-old male asked:
played hockey & tore bicep week ago.have swelling and discolouration to wrist. stopped blood thinners the next day. compartment syndrome or normal?
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Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
?what: You definitely tore your biceps tendon insertion off your elbow?At the radial tuberosity...? Not in your shoulder..? If it's torn @ the elbow have it fixed. If there is inc. Pain in your forearm and swelling see your ors for compt. Pressure measurement immediately.Even w/ blood thinners on board compt.Syndrome w/isolated distal biceps tendon ruptures is rare.
Last updated Jan 28, 2014
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