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Atraumatic gluteal compartment syndrome.
  1. J. E. Hynes,
  2. A. Jackson
  1. Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK.


    A case of atraumatic gluteal compartment syndrome complicated by sciatic nerve palsy and acute rhabdomyolysis is presented. A presumed diagnosis of deep venous thrombosis led to a delay in diagnosis. Gluteal compartment syndrome should be considered in the differential diagnosis of the swollen leg.

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