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Compartment Syndrome After Intraosseous Infusion Associated with a Fracture of the TibiaA Case Report
Albert d’Heurle, MD1; Michael T. Archdeacon, MD, MSE1
1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Cincinnati, PO Box 670212, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0212. E-mail address for A. d’Heurle: albert.dheurle@uc.edu. E-mail address for M.T. Archdeacon: michael.archdeacon@uc.edu
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Investigation performed at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Trauma, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio



Disclosure: None of the authors received payments or services, either directly or indirectly (i.e., via his or her institution), from a third party in support of any aspect of this work. One or more of the authors, or his or her institution, has had a financial relationship, in the thirty-six months prior to submission of this work, with an entity in the biomedical arena that could be perceived to influence or have the potential to influence what is written in this work. No author has had any other relationships, or has engaged in any other activities, that could be perceived to influence or have the potential to influence what is written in this work. The complete Disclosures of Potential Conflicts of Interest submitted by authors are always provided with the online version of the article.

Copyright © 2013 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
JBJS Case Connector, 2013 Feb 27;3(1):e20 1-3. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.L.00231
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Intraosseous infusion was first described by Drinker et al. in 1922; since then, it has been shown to be an effective method for the administration of fluids and medications1,2. Although this method of infusion is considered safe, compartment syndrome following intraosseous infusion is a documented complication in pediatric patients; however, to our knowledge, there are no reports in the literature of compartment syndrome secondary to an intraosseous infusion in adult patients3-15. We present the case of a man who developed a compartment syndrome after intraosseous infusion associated with a fracture of the tibia.
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