Palsy of the common peroneal nerve after traumatic dislocation of the knee.

@article{Niall2005PalsyOT,
  title={Palsy of the common peroneal nerve after traumatic dislocation of the knee.},
  author={Dorothy Niall and Richard W. Nutton and John Francis Keating},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2005},
  volume={87 5},
  pages={664-7}
}
Injury to the common peroneal nerve was present in 14 of 55 patients (25%) with dislocation of the knee. All underwent ligament reconstruction. The most common presenting direction of the dislocation was anterior or anteromedial with associated disruption of both cruciate ligaments and the posterolateral structures of the knee. Palsy of the common peroneal nerve was present in 14 of 34 (41%) of these patients. Complete rupture of the nerve was seen in four patients and a lesion in continuity in… CONTINUE READING

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