Deep peroneal nerve injury following external fixation of the ankle: case report and anatomic study.

@article{Lui2011DeepPN,
  title={Deep peroneal nerve injury following external fixation of the ankle: case report and anatomic study.},
  author={Tun Hing Lui and Lap Ki Chan},
  journal={Foot & ankle international},
  year={2011},
  volume={32 5},
  pages={
          S550-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND We present a case of deep peroneal nerve injury after application of external fixator and conducted a cadaveric study of the relationship of the deep peroneal nerve to the lateral tibial cortex. MATERIALS AND METHODS A case of toe drop after application of the external fixator is reported. Twelve cadaveric lower legs were dissected to identify the course of the deep peroneal nerve. The tibia were divided into four Zones with equal length. The course of the nerve through each Zone… CONTINUE READING
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