Definition of compartment syndrome in English:
A condition resulting from increased pressure within a confined body space, especially of the leg or forearm.
- Loss of sensation may be the first sign of a developing compartment syndrome.
- There have been many recent proposals of new diagnostic techniques for chronic exertional compartment syndrome.
- The mainstay of treatment for chronic exertional compartment syndrome has been surgery.
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