Mr. Ellis first experienced pain during play on Friday night and went to the hospital after the pain persisted into Saturday. He is expected to spend at least six weeks on the sideline after surgery and his return to play timeline is still unknown.
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Dr. Neal ElAttrache on Dodgers’ Mark Ellis's Leg Surgery FeaturedWritten by Laura Miller | May 21, 2012
Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Mark Ellis underwent an emergency fasciotomy to relieve pressure in his leg caused by swelling, which team physician Neal ElAttrache, MD, said could have resulted in amputation if he had waited any longer, according to an ESPN report.
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