peroneal nerve palsy


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peroneal nerve palsy

Paralysis of the peroneal nerve, often caused by automobile accidents in which a pedestrian's leg is injured, by fractures of the tibia, or by other occurrences of nerve disruption or compression. It produces footdrop.
See also: palsy
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Bilateral peroneal nerve palsy induced by prolonged squatting.
Bilateral peroneal nerve palsy caused by intermittent pneumatic compression.
Giant cell arteritis and bilateral peroneal nerve palsy. Scand J Rheumatol 2010;39:269-70.
In the review of Hersekli et al., (9) three cases having the diagnosis of peroneal nerve palsy due to synovial cyst of proximal tibiofibular joint were presented.
First of all, conservative treatment methods should be applied for the treatment of peroneal nerve palsy. It should be aimed that mobility of the patient is ensured and they gain the functions again.
Although ganglion cyst is the most common cause of non-traumatic peroneal nerve palsy, peroneal nerve palsy caused by a ganglion is a rare entity.
In conclusion, peroneal nerve palsy caused by an extraneural ganglion is a rare condition.
New tendon transfer for correction of drop-foot in common peroneal nerve palsy. Clin Orthop Relat Res.
The operative treatment of peroneal nerve palsy. J Bone Joint Surg Am.
Common peroneal nerve palsy during operations can be prevented by remembering that common peroneal is at risk around the knee and by knowledge about that hampered mobilization under anesthesia may have resulted in ischemia and subsequent injury to traction for peripheral nerves.