04Apr 2018


  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, Ibn Sina UHC, Mohamed V University, Rabat, Morocco.
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We report a rare case of compartment syndrome in a 29-year-old athlete following elbow dislocation. Five hours after orthopaedic reduction. Surgical decompression by fasciotomies of the volar and dorsal compartments of the forearm is performed. There was a complete disappearance of symptoms during the clinical monitoring. In conclusion, this article highlights the importance of the clinical suspicion of compartment syndrome following a dislocation of the elbow, which is often underestimated.

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[F. Saoudi, O Benhazim, R Bassir, M Boufettal, A. Albardouni, M Kharmaz, MO Lamrani, M Ouadghiri, M Mahfoud and MS Berrada. (2018); RARE CASE OF ACUTE COMPARTMENT SYNDROME OF THE FOREARM FOLLOWING AN ELBOW DISLOCATION. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 6 (4). 20-22] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Fouad Saoudi
orthopedic and traumatologic surgeon


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/6820       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/6820

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