Atraumatic gluteal compartment syndrome

J E Hynes, Alan Jackson

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A case of atraumatic gluteal compartment syndrome complicated by sciatic nerve palsy and acute rhabdomyolysis is presented. A presumed diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis led to a delay in diagnosis. Gluteal compartment syndrome should be considered in the differential diagnosis of the swollen leg.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-2
Number of pages3
JournalPostgraduate medical journal
Issue number821
Publication statusPublished - Mar 1994


  • Adult
  • Buttocks
  • Compartment Syndromes
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Paralysis
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Sciatic Nerve
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Time Factors
  • Case Reports
  • Journal Article


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