Compression neuropathy of the peroneal nerve secondary to a ganglion cyst.

  title={Compression neuropathy of the peroneal nerve secondary to a ganglion cyst.},
  author={Rebecca J Greer-Bayramoglu and Andr{\'e} S. Nimigan and Bing Siang Gan},
  journal={The Canadian journal of plastic surgery = Journal canadien de chirurgie plastique},
  volume={16 3},
Peripheral neuropathies caused by ganglion cysts are rare, particularly in the lower extremities. The case of a 45-year-old man with a two-month history of foot drop and swelling in the region of the right fibular head is presented. Physical examination and electromyogram studies verified a peroneal nerve palsy. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a lobulated, multilocular, cystic-appearing mass extending around the fibular neck. Surgical decompression of the nerve with removal of the mass and… CONTINUE READING
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