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Compartment Syndrome occurs as a result of a crush injury. Compartment Syndrome is caused when the blood vessels and nerves are squashed in a confined space, leading to problems with the flow of blood. These problems can lead to muscle problems and long-lasting nerve damage.
Acute Compartment Syndrome causes intense pain particular when the muscle is stretched following a severe crush injury, often causing a bone fracture.
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