Disease Information for Anterior tibial compartment/fasciitis

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dorsalis pedis pulse decreased
Violaceous/blue swelling leg
Violaceous skin color/locally
Anterior leg pain
Leg Pain
Leg Pain with Exercise
Lower leg pain/unilateral
Swollen Limb
Thigh/Leg Swelling Unilateral Severe
Unilateral leg swelling
Steppage gait
Weak dorsiflexion/great toe/unilateral
Shin splints
Acutely ill patient/signs
Toxic and Febrile Septic
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Sudden Pain Redness Edema Shins
Fever and High Sed Rate
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Acute only
Course/Catastrophic presentation/onset
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Man
Status/Boot-camp inductee
Young Adult
Event, Activity, Behavioral & Seasonal Factors
Activity/Down-hill running
Activity/Marching
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult/all
Population/Male
Population/Man patient
Population/Young adult
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Stool Microscopic polys present
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
WBC
Neutrophiles (Lab)
Sed Rate/ESR/Sedimentation rate (Lab)
WBC/White Blood Cell Count/Leukocytes (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
CT Scan
MRI/Ankle Abnormal
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Arteriosclerosis, lower extremities
Peripheral arterial blockage/limb ischemia
Associated Disease & Complications
Anterior tibial compartment fasciitis/syndrome
Compartment syndrome/extremity
Muscle Hematoma
Necrotizing fasciitis/mixed
Thrombophlebitis, deep vein
Gangrene extremities
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
AGENT/Infection/Purulent/pyogenic/suppurative (ex)
Class
CLASS/Extremities/Digits/Hand feet disorder (category)
CLASS/Fascia involvement/disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle disorder (ex)
CLASS/Muscle/tendon/extremities (category)
CLASS/Knee/Femur/Tibia involvement
CLASS/Skeletal (category)
CLASS/Tibia involvement/disorder (ex)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Anaerobic infection setup
Pathophysiology/Closed space/compartment process
Pathophysiology/Necrosis and abscess formation
Pathophysiology/Polymicrobial infection process
Pathophysiology/Unilateral effects
Process
PROCESS/Infected organ/abscess (category)
PROCESS/Infection/Abscess (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/infection (ex)
PROCESS/Ischemic process (ex)
PROCESS/Necrosis (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
PROCESS/Trauma (category)
PROCESS/Use/Age/atrophic disorder (category)
Synonyms
Synonym
Anterior Compartment Syndrome, Anterior Compartment Syndromes, ANTERIOR TIBIAL SYNDROME, Anterior Tibial Syndromes, Compartment Syndrome Anterior, Compartment Syndromes Anterior, Syndrome Anterior Compartment, Syndrome Anterior Tibial, Syndromes Anterior Compartment, Syndromes Anterior Tibial, Tibial Syndrome Anterior, Tibial Syndromes Anterior, Synonym/March gangrene
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Antibiotic
RX/Hyperbaric oxygen therapy
SX/Fasciotomy/filleting
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
SX/Surgery Incision/Drainage
SX/Surgical emergency
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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