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Bilateral Atraumatic Compartment Syndrome of the Legs Leading to Rhabdomyolysis and Acute Renal Failure Following Prolonged Kneeling in a Heroin Addict. A Case Report and Review of Relevant Literature

Saptarshi Biswas, Ramya S Rao, April Duckworth, Ravi Kothuru, Lucio Flores, Sunil Abrol

Citation Information : Biswas S, Rao RS, Duckworth A, Kothuru R, Flores L, Abrol S. Bilateral Atraumatic Compartment Syndrome of the Legs Leading to Rhabdomyolysis and Acute Renal Failure Following Prolonged Kneeling in a Heroin Addict. A Case Report and Review of Relevant Literature. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2013; 2 (3):139-145.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1075

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


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