Ultrasonography of the Sural Nerve: Normal and Pathologic Appearances.

  title={Ultrasonography of the Sural Nerve: Normal and Pathologic Appearances.},
  author={Stefano Bianchi and Laure Droz and Catherine Lups Deplaine and Victor Dubois-Ferri{\`e}re and Marino Delmi},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  volume={37 5},
Ultrasonography (US) of peripheral nerves has gained wide popularity because of the increased definition of modern high-frequency electronic transducers, as well as the well-known advantages of US, which include easy availability, low cost, and the possibility of realizing a dynamic examination. Traditionally, US has been deployed to assess the major nerves of the limbs. More recently, US has also been used to assess the normal appearance and pathologic changes of smaller subcutaneous nerves… CONTINUE READING