Defence and armed forces – research and analysis

Synopsis of causation: compartment syndrome

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in compartment syndrome.



This document provides information on compartment syndrome. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Dr Tony Fisher, Medical Author, Medical Text, Edinburgh and validated by Mr Fares S Haddad, University College Hospital, London.