What is Cast Syndrome in Orthopedics?


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Cast syndrome is more technically called which of the following?

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1. What happens in cast syndrome?


Other than body casts, which of the following can lead to cast syndrome?

I. Trauma

II. Surgery

III. Anorexia

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Using the quiz/worksheet combo, see how much you know about cast syndrome. Another name for this syndrome and its effects are topics you need to know for the quiz.

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  • Cast syndrome causes
  • Symptoms of cast syndrome
  • The meaning of pernicious vomiting
  • Technical name for cast syndrome

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