Compression of the deep branch of the peroneal nerve by the extensor hallucis brevis muscle: a variation of the anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome.

Anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome is a rare condition in which the deep peroneal nerve is trapped below the extensor retinaculum at the ankle. The authors report a variation of this condition: a 67-year-old woman who had anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome caused by entrapment of the deep peroneal nerve by the extensor hallucis brevis muscle. Conservative… CONTINUE READING