Anatomy of the sural nerve complex.

  title={Anatomy of the sural nerve complex.},
  author={M E Ortig{\"u}ela and Michael B. Wood and Donald R. Cahill},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  volume={12 6},
The anatomy of the sural nerve complex in 20 cadaveric limbs was determined by dissection. The nerve usually consists of four named components: the medial sural cutaneous nerve, the lateral sural cutaneous nerve, the peroneal communicating branch, and the sural nerve. In most instances (80%), the sural nerve is formed in the distal portion of the leg by the union of the medial sural cutaneous nerve and the peroneal communicating branch. In 20% of cases, the peroneal communicating branch is… CONTINUE READING

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