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Compartment syndromes of the upper limb: management of initial and sequelae stages Eduardo A Zancolli

The two principal compartment syndromes of the upper limb are:

Volkmann ’ s compartment syndrome of the forearm, • 1 in which the forearm muscles and nerves are affected, and Finochietto ’ s compartment syndrome of the hand, • 2 in which the interosseous and intrinsic muscle of the thenar eminence are principally involved.