Acute compartment syndrome of the forearm caused by calcific tendinitis of the distal biceps
Magazine: Musculoskeletal Surgery
Date: Dec 1, 2010Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology [SP]
Acute compartment syndrome of the forearm requires immediate treatment to avoid damage of the soft tissues and a poor functional outcome for the forearm. Muscular and bone lesions are the main causes of acute compartment syndromes.
We report a case of acute compartment syndrome of the forearm caused by a calcific tendinitis of the distal biceps.
CITATION Musculoskelet Surg. 2010 Dec;94(3):137-9
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