Massive Uterine Fibroid Resulting in Extensive Deep Venous Thrombosis, Compartment Syndrome and Rhabdomyolysis

Author(s): Mohammad Tinawi

The patient is a 48-year-old woman who presented with menorrhagia due to a massive uterine fibroid requiring multiple blood transfusions. Her case was complicated with extensive deep venous thrombosis (DVT) of the left LE with subsequent limb threatening compartment syndrome that resulted in severe hyperkalemia due to rhabdomyolysis and the need for renal replacement therapy.

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