Common peroneal nerve decompression
Background: Common peroneal neuropathy occurs as a result of compression of the common peroneal nerve (CPN) in the fibro-osseous tunnel between the fibular neck and the tendinous arch of peroneus longus. High rates of spontaneous recovery have been reported. However, there is a subset of patients who require decompression of the CPN at the fibular neck. Methods: We performed a retrospective analysis of patients that underwent decompressive surgery of the CPN. A total of 22 operations performed...[Show more]
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