Chronic exertional compartment syndrome of the superficial posterior compartment: Soleus syndrome.


Journal Article

Chronic exertional compartment syndrome (CECS) represents the second most-common cause of exertional leg pain with incidence of 27-33%. CECS of the superficial posterior compartment, or soleus syndrome, is rare and has only been discussed briefly in the literature. We discuss the management of two patients with bilateral soleus syndrome or CECS of the superficial posterior compartment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gross, CE; Parekh, BJ; Adams, SB; Parekh, SG

Published Date

  • September 2015

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 49 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 573 - 576

PubMed ID

  • 26538766

Pubmed Central ID

  • 26538766

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1998-3727

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0019-5413

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4103/0019-5413.164048


  • eng