Causes of Flexion deformity of muscles of the forearm due to brachial artery ischaemia


Volmann's ischaemic contracture [top]

  • Flexion deformity of muscles of the forearm due to brachial artery ischaemia
  • Acutely presents as cold, pulseless arm with pain on finger extension
  • Risk factors: Supracondylar fracture of humerus, Surgery adjacent to brachial artery, tight cast