Developed foot drop as a complication of bariatric surgery: case reports.


Two cases of patients with morbid obesity submitted to bariatric surgery and with considerable weight loss are presented. During follow-up, they complained of weakness in the legs and the physical examination showed reduction of ankle dorsiflexion muscle strength (foot drop). In these cases, the symptoms subsided spontaneously. A literature review is… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082010RC1474