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Disease Compartment Syndromes

Name Compartment Syndromes
Synonyms Compartment Syndrome | Syndrome, Compartment | Syndromes, Compartment
Definition Conditions in which increased pressure within a limited space compromises the BLOOD CIRCULATION and function of tissue within that space. Some of the causes of increased pressure are TRAUMA, tight dressings, HEMORRHAGE, and exercise. Sequelae include nerve compression (NERVE COMPRESSION SYNDROMES); PARALYSIS; and ISCHEMIC CONTRACTURE.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Musculoskeletal disease
MeSH® ID D003161
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1. DiseasesMusculoskeletal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Muscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Compartment Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Compartment Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

Top ↑ Descendants

Compartment Syndromes Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Anterior Compartment Syndrome Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
  Intra-Abdominal Hypertension
  Ischemic Contracture Has associated chemicals Has associated genes