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Exercise induced compartment syndrome in a professional footballer
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    • Ercan Cetinus, Physician
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      • Ercan Cetinus, Murat Uzel, Erkal Bilgic¸, Ahmet Karaoguz, Mustafa Herdem

    Dear Editor

    Our reply to the comments raised by an author is submitted as follows. Author Comment (AC):I would be very interested to know what the authors actually mean by the term “shin splints”

    Reply: Shin splints, which we cited in our article as one of the main causes of recurrent lower leg pain, refers to a condition that produces pain and discomfort in the leg owing to repetitive running or hiki...

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    None declared.
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    Re: Exercise induced compartment syndrome in a professional footballer

    Dear Editor

    There are a number of interesting points raised by this case report, as well as some fundamental and misleading errors.

    I would be very interested to know what the authors actually mean by the term “shin splints”

    They state that “Exercise-induced compartment syndrome is the least common” (cause of lower leg pain). Perhaps exercise-induced acute compartment syndromes are very rare, bu...

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