CASE REPORTIsolated compartment syndrome of the extensor carpi ulnaris muscleBurdine, Captain Steven T., MPA, PA-C; Peelle, Major Michael W., MDAuthor Information Steven Burdine is a fellow in the Pa Orthopedic Program at Wright-Patterson Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio. He is also a Pa enrolled in the air force Institute of Technology Orthopedic fellowship Program. Michael Peelle is element chief of orthopedic spine surgery at Wright-Patterson and clinical assistant professor of orthopedic surgery at Wright State university in Dayton, Ohio. The authors have indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article. Journal of the American Academy of PAs: February 2011 - Volume 24 - Issue 2 - p 33-35 Buy Abstract After a cast is placed for a metacarpal fracture of the right forearm, a man presents to the ED with extreme pain in the dorsal aspect of the arm and numbness in his small finger. © 2011 American Academy of Physician Assistants.