Anterior Compartment Syndrome after Surgery of Bosworth Fracture-Dislocation of the Ankle - A Case Report -

족관절의 Bosworth 골절-탈구 발생한 전방 구획 증후군 -증례 보고-

  • Chung, Hyung-Jin (Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University) ;
  • Park, Se-Jin (Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University) ;
  • Choi, Yun-Seok (Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University)
  • 정형진 (인제대학교 의과대학 상계백병원 정형외과학교실) ;
  • 박세진 (인제대학교 의과대학 상계백병원 정형외과학교실) ;
  • 최윤석 (인제대학교 의과대학 상계백병원 정형외과학교실)
  • Published : 2004.12.01

Abstract

Bosworth fracture-dislocation of ankle is very rare, occurred by eversion and external rotation force. It is known as irreducible fracture by closed method. Also, compartment syndrome after ankle fracture are exceedingly rare. There are only a few reported cases of compartment syndrome after ankle fracture and compartment syndrome are involved commonly deep posterior compartment. We present a case in which a patient had a Bosworth fracturedislocation of the ankle underwent open reduction with internal fixation and subsequently occurred an anterior compartment syndrome of the leg.