A 35-year-old member asked:
Is compartment syndrome considered hereditary?
2 doctor answers • 8 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 39 years experience
5.6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Trauma Surgery 40 years experience
No: There is no hereditary basis. It is an acquired problem.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Is it true that compartment syndrome is hereditary?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 56 years experience
No: Compartment syndrome related to trauma, post surgery not genetically related ( not hereditary ) exercise stress related compartment , fascia will not yield and allow the built up of pressure inside causing the syndrome as family members have similar body , but not reported as familial ( yet).
4.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 42-year-old member asked:
Is chronic or acute compartment syndrome hereditary?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
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