Compartment Syndrome of the Temporal Muscle


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Bottini G. B. , Tükel H. C. , Brandtner C., Wittig J., Gaggl A.

JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY, vol.31, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/scs.0000000000006053
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF CRANIOFACIAL SURGERY

Abstract

The authors report a patient with masticator space abscess due to an ascending infection following a wisdom tooth extraction. They administered antibiotics and did an incision and drainage; however, osteomyelitis of the mandible and compartment syndrome of the temporal muscle complicated the course. The authors suggest a physiopathology and discuss the management of this study.