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Common peroneal nerve decompression

Chandran, Nadana; Ramanan, Mahesh


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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Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: ANZ Journal of Surgery
DOI: 10.1111/j.1445-2197.2010.05607.x


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