anterior tibial compartment syndrome

n.

Swelling, pain, and necrosis of the muscles of the anterior tibial compartment of the leg, usually following unaccustomed exertion.

Nearby words

  1. anterior scrotal vein,
  2. anterior spinocerebellar tract,
  3. anterior staphyloma,
  4. anterior supraclavicular nerve,
  5. anterior synechia,
  6. anterior tibial vein,
  7. anterior tooth,
  8. anterior vein of septum pellucidum,
  9. anterior vertebral vein,
  10. anteriority


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