Deep Peroneal Nerve Entrapment on the Dorsum of the Foot

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The anatomic site of entrapment of the deep peroneal nerve's sensory branch over the dorsum of the foot is described. The clinical syndrome in 20 patients is reported. An operative approach to release the entrapment is illustrated. The results in twenty nerves in eighteen patients followed a mean of 25.9 months after surgery is excellent in 60%, good in 20%, and not improved in 20%.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-80
Number of pages8
JournalFoot & Ankle International
Issue number2
StatePublished - Oct 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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