Patient Comments: Compartment Syndrome - Complications

Did you have complications related to compartment syndrome? Please discuss your experience.

Comment from: milogram, 55-64 Female (Patient) Published: February 11

I got a staph infection in the hospital following fasciotomy surgery. I can no longer make a fist, raise my wrist/hand, bend my fingers – I have contracture. My thumb pulls inward, my hand is permanently disabled, and I almost needed amputation.

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