Missed positional gluteal compartment syndrome in an obese patient after foot surgery: a case report

Abstract Background Gluteal compartment syndrome is an uncommon condition and can be difficult to diagnose. It has been diagnosed after trauma, vascular injury, infection, surgical positioning, and prolonged immobilization from drug or alcohol intoxication. The diagnosis is based on clinical finding...

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Main Authors: Rami Khalifa, Madison R. Craft, Aaron J. Wey, Ahmed M. Thabet, Amr Abdelgawad
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-09-01
Series:Patient Safety in Surgery
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13037-020-00260-8