Nerve injury complicating multiligament knee injury: current concepts and treatment algorithm.

@article{Mook2013NerveIC,
  title={Nerve injury complicating multiligament knee injury: current concepts and treatment algorithm.},
  author={William Randolph Mook and Cassandra A Ligh and C. T. Moorman and Fraser J. Leversedge},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  year={2013},
  volume={21 6},
  pages={343-54}
}
Multiligament knee injuries account for <0.02% of all orthopaedic injuries, and 16% to 40% of these patients suffer associated injury to the common peroneal nerve (CPN). The proximity of the CPN to the proximal fibula predisposes the nerve to injury during local trauma and dislocation; the nerve is highly vulnerable to stretch injury during varus stress, particularly in posterolateral corner injuries. CPN injuries have a poor prognosis compared with that of other peripheral nerve injuries… CONTINUE READING
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