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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 261-263

Compartment Syndrome Following Directly Repair of Hernia of Anterior Tibialis

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tri Service General Hospital, Taiwan, China

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Shih-Yuan Hua
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tri Service General Hospital, 325 Cheng Kung Road, Section 2, Taipei 114, Taiwan
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DOI: 10.4103/1011-4564.173009

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We present a case of a patient with hernia of anterior tibialis who was treated operatively. Muscle herniation through a fascial defect is rare, which requires repair of fascial defects. We performed a simple closure of fascial defect. A fasciotomy was proceeded to complication of acute compartment syndrome developed after the operation. The sequelae as weakness of dorsiflexion of ankle and big toe were present.

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