0
Case Reports   |    
Upper Extremity Compartment Syndrome Secondary to Acquired Factor VIII InhibitorA Case Report
Asif M. Ilyas, MD1; Jacob M. Wisbeck, MS1; Gene W. Shaffer, MD1; Joseph J. Thoder, MD1
1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Outpatient Building 6th Floor, 3401 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140. E-mail address for A.M. Ilyas: a_m_ilyas@hotmail.com
View Disclosures and Other Information
Investigation performed at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2005 Jul 01;87(7):1606-1608. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.C.01720
5 Recommendations (Recommend) | 3 Comments | Saved by 3 Users Save Case

Extract

Compartment syndrome of the upper extremity is a surgical emergency that is usually the result of trauma, most commonly fractures1. We present a case of atraumatic compartment syndrome of the right forearm in an elderly woman who required fasciotomy. The compartment syndrome was a result of spontaneous bleeding due to an acquired factor VIII inhibitor. The patient was informed that data concerning the case would be submitted for publication.
Figures in this Article

    First Page Preview

    View Large
    />
    First page PDF preview
    Sign In to Your Personal ProfileSign In To Access Full Content
    Not a Subscriber?
    Get online access for 30 days for $35
    New to JBJS?
    Sign up for a full subscription to both the print and online editions
    Register for a FREE limited account to get full access to all CME activities, to comment on public articles, or to sign up for alerts.
    Register for a FREE limited account to get full access to all CME activities
    Have a subscription to the print edition?
    Current subscribers to The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery in either the print or quarterly DVD formats receive free online access to JBJS.org.
    Forgot your password?
    Enter your username and email address. We'll send you a reminder to the email address on record.

     
    Forgot your username or need assistance? Please contact customer service at subs@jbjs.org. If your access is provided
    by your institution, please contact you librarian or administrator for username and password information. Institutional
    administrators, to reset your institution's master username or password, please contact subs@jbjs.org

    References

    Accreditation Statement
    These activities have been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    CME Activities Associated with This Article
    Submit a Comment
    Please read the other comments before you post yours. Contributors must reveal any conflict of interest.
    Comments are moderated and will appear on the site at the discretion of JBJS editorial staff.

    * = Required Field
    (if multiple authors, separate names by comma)
    Example: John Doe





    Related Content
    The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
    JBJS Case Connector
    Topic Collections
    Related Audio and Videos
    Clinical Trials
    Readers of This Also Read...
    JBJS Jobs
    12/04/2013
    NY - Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    11/15/2013
    LA - Ochsner Health System
    02/28/2014
    DC - Children's National Medical Center
    03/19/2014
    VA - OrthoVirginia