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Is compartment syndrome really bad?

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Dr. Jay Stylman
Surgery
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In brief: Yes

Compartment syndrome can causes ischemia, or lack of adequate blood flow to all of the contents in the affected compartment.
It can cause permanent damage to nerves, muscles, skin, etc.

In brief: Yes

Compartment syndrome can causes ischemia, or lack of adequate blood flow to all of the contents in the affected compartment.
It can cause permanent damage to nerves, muscles, skin, etc.
Dr. Jay Stylman
Dr. Jay Stylman
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Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
Surgery - Trauma

In brief: Acute CS

It is a very severe and serious condition that can result in nerve and muscle damage if not treated.
It results from pressure on those tissues, often from fracture, crush injury or lack of blood flow to the tissue.

In brief: Acute CS

It is a very severe and serious condition that can result in nerve and muscle damage if not treated.
It results from pressure on those tissues, often from fracture, crush injury or lack of blood flow to the tissue.
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
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