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Anterior tibial compartment syndrome following prolonged tetany
  1. A. J. Lees1
  1. Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College Hospital, London


    A patient developed a persistent, disabling, bilateral anterior tibial compartment syndrome after salicylate self-poisoning. Prolonged tetany is postulated as the probable mechanism.

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    • 1 Address for reprints: Dr A. J. Lees, Department of Neurology, The Middlesex Hospital, Mortimer Street, London W.1.