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Posterior compartment syndrome following ruptured Baker's cyst

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Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1004271/pdf/annrheumd00445-0062.pdf

Description: A 35 year old man presented with the sudden onset of left leg pain and swelling. Empirical anticoagulation for presumed deep vein thrombophlebitis was followed by acute worsening of symptoms. On further evaluation the patient was found to have a ruptured Baker's cyst and an acute posterior compartment syndrome.
Posterior compartment syndrome following ruptured Baker's cyst. Petros DP, Hanley JF, Gilbreath P, Toon RD. Ann Rheum Dis. 1990 Nov;49(11):944-5. full text

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Author/Contact: Petros et al
Institution: Ann Rheum Dis.
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Language: English

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