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Following application of plaster of paris after manipulation of a fracture both bones leg patient develops numbness of toes and discoloration with inability to move toes actively, best course of action.
|A||Elevation of limb|
|B||Immediate splitting of plaster|
|C||Do a decompression fasciotomy next morning|
|D||Start Antibiotics and observe|
Immediate splitting of plaster
The best course of action immediately would be splitting of the plaster and observation and a subsequent fasciotomy if signs of compartment syndrome persist.