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Acute Compartment Syndrome after an Olecranon Fracture in a Patient with Mild Hemophilia B

March 13, 2020

Failure to recognize compartment syndrome in even mild forms can lead to irreversible tissue necrosis within 6h resulting in the loss of function, neurologic deficits, and limb amputations. The management of acute compartment syndrome in patients with hemophilia requires timely recognition, replacement of clotting factors, and emergent fasciotomies. Abstract Acute compartment syndrome is a serious …

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