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Bilateral anterior tibial compartment syndrome in association with hypothyroidism.
  1. A. K. Thacker,
  2. D. Agrawal,
  3. N. B. Sarkari
  1. Department of Medicine, B.R.D. Medical College, Gorakhpur, India.


    Local vascular and traumatic involvement are well-recognized causes of anterior tibial compartment syndrome (ATCS) terminating as myoneural ischaemia. However, in a large number of patients the cause of ATCS remains unidentified. We document the occurrence of bilateral ATCS in a patient of hypothyroidism, to our knowledge a previously unrecorded association.

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