Clinical neurophysiology in the diagnosis of peroneal nerve palsy.

@article{Masakado2008ClinicalNI,
  title={Clinical neurophysiology in the diagnosis of peroneal nerve palsy.},
  author={Yoshihisa Masakado and Michiyuki Kawakami and Kanjiro Suzuki and Leon Abe and Tetsuo Ota and Akio Kimura},
  journal={The Keio journal of medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={84-9}
}
Peroneal neuropathy is one of the common focal mononeuropathies in the lower extremities occurring in both adults and children. Foot drop due to weakness of ankle dorsiflexion is the most common presentation of a peroneal neuropathy. It may also result from other causes involving the upper or lower motor neurons. Disorders that must be distinguished from peroneal neuropathy include sciatic mononeuropathy, lumbosacral plexopathy, motor neuron disease, polyneuropathy, and an L5 radiculopathy. To… CONTINUE READING

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