Uncommon Development of Acute Isolated Lateral Leg Compartment Syndrome with Peroneus Longus Muscle Tear and Deep Peroneal Nerve Palsy: A Case Report.

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Worasak Jaichalad, MD
Oubonpun Werajong, MD
Supamongkol Mutchamee, MD
Jintana Hanthaweepun, PT

Abstract

An acute isolated lateral leg compartment syndrome with peroneus longus muscle tearand deep peroneal nerve palsy due to avulsion in sport injury is uncommon and rare aswell as difficult to diagnose as not all characteristics of the compartment syndrome arepresented. This case reports on the pre-surgical finding, surgical finding and postoperativeoutcome to raise awareness of the injury itself and how to process towards full recoveryof deep peroneal nerve palsy.

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Jaichalad W, Werajong O, Mutchamee S, Hanthaweepun J. Uncommon Development of Acute Isolated Lateral Leg Compartment Syndrome with Peroneus Longus Muscle Tear and Deep Peroneal Nerve Palsy: A Case Report. BKK Med J [Internet]. 2016Sep.20 [cited 2020Jul.15];12(1):55. Available from: https://he02.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/bkkmedj/article/view/221564
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