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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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.
Common peroneal nerve palsy complicating knee dislocation and bicruciate ligaments tears.
New tendon transfer for correction of drop-foot in common peroneal nerve palsy.
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.
Common peroneal nerve palsy following inversion ankle injury: a report of two cases.