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Does exertional compartment syndrome of the ant/lat comp's cause scar tissue to develop in the lower leg over time?

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Compartment Syndrome

Exercise-induced compartment syndrome is due to a pressure build-up within the muscles of the leg.
Muscles are enclosed within a tight tissue called a fascia. This fascia wraps around and contains the muscle. Normally, the fascia has enough extra room within to allow the muscle to function without problem. During exercise this room may be reduced causing symptoms. Does not cause scarring.

In brief: Compartment Syndrome

Exercise-induced compartment syndrome is due to a pressure build-up within the muscles of the leg.
Muscles are enclosed within a tight tissue called a fascia. This fascia wraps around and contains the muscle. Normally, the fascia has enough extra room within to allow the muscle to function without problem. During exercise this room may be reduced causing symptoms. Does not cause scarring.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

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