Contralateral compartment syndrome inoculated by invasive group A streptococcus
AffiliationUniv Arizona, Dept Gen Surg
MetadataShow full item record
PublisherTAYLOR & FRANCIS LTD
CitationContralateral compartment syndrome inoculated by invasive group A streptococcus 2017, 6 (5):33007 Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives
Rights© 2016 Huiwen Chen et al. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.
Collection InformationThis item from the UA Faculty Publications collection is made available by the University of Arizona with support from the University of Arizona Libraries. If you have questions, please contact us at email@example.com.
AbstractCompartment syndrome is a rare but a well-documented complication in patients with trauma-induced group A streptococcus infection. Here, we present a case of a male who developed compartment syndrome on the left lower extremity after an injury inoculated by group A streptococcus on the right lower extremity. The patient was resuscitated with antibiotics, urgent fasciotomy, and immunoglobulin. The patient was eventually transferred to a burn center for further care.
NoteOpen Access Journal.
VersionFinal published version
- Recurrent Lower-Extremity Compartment Syndrome after Four-Compartment Fasciotomy Secondary to Acute Limb Ischemia.
- Authors: Kerkar AP, Farber A, Kalish JA, Siracuse JJ
- Issue date: 2016 Jan
- Non-Necrotizing Streptococcal Cellulitis as a Cause of Acute, Atraumatic Compartment Syndrome of the Foot: A Case Report.
- Authors: Toney J, Donovan S, Adelman V, Adelman R
- Issue date: 2016 Mar-Apr
- Early fasciotomy in patients with extremity vascular injury is associated with decreased risk of adverse limb outcomes: a review of the National Trauma Data Bank.
- Authors: Farber A, Tan TW, Hamburg NM, Kalish JA, Joglar F, Onigman T, Rybin D, Doros G, Eberhardt RT
- Issue date: 2012 Sep
- Anatomic location of penetrating lower-extremity trauma predicts compartment syndrome development.
- Authors: Gonzalez RP, Scott W, Wright A, Phelan HA, Rodning CB
- Issue date: 2009 Mar
- Acute lower extremity compartment syndrome (ALECS) screening protocol in critically ill trauma patients.
- Authors: Kosir R, Moore FA, Selby JH, Cocanour CS, Kozar RA, Gonzalez EA, Todd SR
- Issue date: 2007 Aug