Surgeon's foot: a report of sural nerve palsy.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Although compression neuropathies are encountered frequently in neurosurgical practice, involvement of the sural nerve is described rarely. We report a case of bilateral compression neuropathy of the sural nerve with an unusual mechanism of injury. The case is discussed, and the pertinent literature is reviewed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Shaffrey, ME; Jane, JA; Persing, JA; Shaffrey, CI; Phillips, LH

Published Date

  • June 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 30 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 927 - 930

PubMed ID

  • 1319563

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1524-4040

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0148-396X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1227/00006123-199206000-00020


  • eng