Mubarak defined Compartmental syndrome as an elevation of interstitial pressure in a closed osteofascial compartment that results in microvascular compromise and may cause irreversible damage to the contents of the space.
Anterior and deep posterior compartments of the legsVolar compartment of the forearmButtocks, shoulder,hands,foot,arm and lumbar paraspinous muscles are relatively rare sitesCompartmental syndrome of forearm
Compartmental syndrome of forearm is one of the most dread complications in orthopaedics and ranges from mild ischemia to severe gangrene. Early recognitions and prompt remedial measure's is the key to successful countering of this problem. Needles to say this is an orthopaedic emergency.
It is an ischemia necrosis of structure's contained within the volar compartment of the forearm.
Incidence and Etiology
It is common in children less than 10 years of age. Supracondy…