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Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 12

Bilateral Well-Leg Compartment Syndrome (WLCS) after Urological Procedure: A Case Report

Ehab Farhan, Khalid Almazmi and Saif Aldhuhoori*

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Zayed Military Hospital, UAE

*Corresponding Author: Saif Aldhuhoori, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Zayed Military Hospital, UAE.

Received: November 06, 2023; Published: November 27, 2023

Abstract

Well Leg Compartment Syndrome (WLCS) describes the development of acute lower limb compartment syndrome in an uninjured limb, which may occur without pre-existing vascular disease. This was initially observed after the patients were placed in a lithotomy position for surgical procedures. The authors experienced a case of bilateral well leg compartment syndrome that occurred after a urological procedure in lithotomy position. The patient was treated with bilateral leg fasciotomy and decompression of the common peroneal nerve.

Keywords: Well Leg Compartment Syndrome; Lithotomy Position; Reperfusion Injury; Fasciotomy

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Citation

Citation: Saif Aldhuhoori., et al. “Bilateral Well-Leg Compartment Syndrome (WLCS) after Urological Procedure: A Case Report".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 6.12 (2023): 70-73.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Saif Aldhuhoori., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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