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The management of dorsal peroneal nerve compression in the midfoot.

Foot (Edinb) 2018 Jun 28;35:1-4. Epub 2017 Dec 28.

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, Great Maze Pond, London, SE1 9RT, United Kingdom. Electronic address:

The foot and ankle specialist will frequently encounter patients with dorsal midfoot pain in clinic. In the presence of midfoot pain and/or paraesthesia, nerve entrapment must be considered. The authors report the outcome of a case series of patients who underwent surgical release of the DPN. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foot.2017.12.005DOI Listing
June 2018
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Progressive retraction of a fractured os peroneum suggesting repetitive injury to the peroneus longus tendon.

Radiol Case Rep 2018 Feb 9;13(1):216-219. Epub 2017 Dec 9.

Department of Radiology, University of Washington, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, Box 354755, Seattle, WA 98105, USA.

The os peroneum is an accessory ossicle within the peroneus longus tendon. Prior reports have discussed fracture of the os peroneum with associated tears of the peroneus longus tendon. When the ossicle fractures, there can be varying degrees of retraction of the tendon, which can be diagnosed by malposition of the ossicle or the ossicle fragments. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radcr.2017.11.006DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5826682PMC
February 2018
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Operative treatment algorithm for foot deformities in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.

Authors:
J W K Louwerens

Oper Orthop Traumatol 2018 Apr 7;30(2):130-146. Epub 2018 Feb 7.

Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Unit, St Maartenskliniek, Postbox 9011, 6500 GM, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

The present article presents a short summary concerning the pathomechanisms and clinical presentation of foot deformities in Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome. Furthermore, a classification system is introduced and based on a recently performed review of the literature an operative treatment algorithm is provided. The operative technique of the following surgical procedures is described in more detail: 1. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00064-018-0533-0DOI Listing
April 2018
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Mid-foot retinaculum: an unrecognized entity.

Anat Cell Biol 2017 Sep 20;50(3):171-174. Epub 2017 Sep 20.

Department of Anatomy, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhopal, India.

Retinacula are thickenings of deep fascia in the region of joints that hold down the tendons preventing them from bowing out of position. In the region of ankle, number of such retinacula have been described. Retinacula like superior and inferior extensor retinacula have been described which hold down the tendons of leg muscles passing to the foot beneath them. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5115/acb.2017.50.3.171DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5639170PMC
September 2017
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Proximal peroneus longus tear: rare case in a teenage athlete and review of the literature.

Skeletal Radiol 2017 Jul 5;46(7):1007-1009. Epub 2017 Apr 5.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, USA.

We present the case of a 15-year-old teenager who sustained an ankle inversion injury while playing American football, which yielded only minimal pain, but also foot numbness and a lateral leg bulge. Magnetic resonance imaging evaluation revealed a proximal peroneal tear. These rare injuries are often associated with compartment syndrome, a surgical emergency, which was ultimately excluded clinically in this patient. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00256-017-2636-3DOI Listing
July 2017
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[Minimally invasive treatment of calcaneal fractures by subtalar arthroscopy with posterior approach].

Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 2017 Jan;31(1):36-41

The Second Department of Orthopaedics, the First Affiliated Hospital, University of Guangxi Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanning Guangxi, 530000,

Objective: To evaluate the results of arthroscopically-assisted closed reduction and percutaneous screw fixation by posterior approach to subtalar joint for calcaneal fractures of Essex-Lopresti tongue type, Sanders IIA, IIB, and IIIAB.

Methods: Sixteen patients with unilateral calcaneal fracture were treated with arthroscopically-assisted closed reduction and percutaneous screw fixation by posterior approach to subtalar joint between June 2012 and June 2015. There were 13 males and 3 females with an average age of 37. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7507/1002-1892.201608001DOI Listing
January 2017
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MR imaging as a problem solving tool in posterior ankle pain: A review.

Eur J Radiol 2016 Dec 17;85(12):2238-2256. Epub 2016 Oct 17.

Department of Radiology, Changi General Hospital, 2 Simei Street 3, 529889, Singapore. Electronic address:

Posterior ankle pain is a cause of chronic pain and disability, afflicting a wide range of individuals. While proper identification of the cause is essential for timely and adequate treatment, identifying the cause and excluding mimickers is often challenging for the physician due to the complex nature of the joint. In addition, pathology that can cause posterior ankle pain may occur on their own or in co-existence. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ejrad.2016.10.016DOI Listing
December 2016
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CT and MR Imaging of the Postoperative Ankle and Foot.

Radiographics 2016 Oct;36(6):1828-1848

From the Department of Radiology, Florida Hospital, 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803 (G.M.L., K.F.S., D.R.W., C.W.W., C.R.P., L.W.B.); Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash (M.L.R., J.A.P.); Department of Podiatry, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Fla (G.L.); and Department of Podiatry, Florida Foot and Ankle Specialist, Lake Mary, Fla (C.C.M.).

A variety of surgical procedures exist for repair of both traumatic and degenerative osseous and soft-tissue pathologic conditions involving the foot and ankle. It is necessary for the radiologist to be familiar with these surgical procedures, so as to assess structural integrity, evaluate for complicating features, and avoid diagnostic pitfalls. Adequate interpretation of postoperative changes often requires access to surgical documentation to evaluate not only the surgery itself but the expected timeline for resolution of normal postoperative changes versus progressive disease. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/rg.2016160016DOI Listing
October 2016
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Peroneal Nerve Palsy: Evaluation and Management.

J Am Acad Orthop Surg 2016 Jan;24(1):1-10

Peroneal nerve palsy is the most common entrapment neuropathy of the lower extremity. Numerous etiologies have been identified; however, compression remains the most common cause. Although injury to the nerve may occur anywhere along its course from the sciatic origin to the terminal branches in the foot and ankle, the most common site of compressive pathology is at the level of the fibular head. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5435/JAAOS-D-14-00420DOI Listing
January 2016
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Peroneal Tendon Disorders.

Clin Sports Med 2015 Oct 31;34(4):625-41. Epub 2015 Jul 31.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California Davis, 4860 Y Street, Suite 3800, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA.

Peroneal tendon pathology is often found in patients complaining of lateral ankle pain and instability. Conditions encountered include tendinosis; tendinopathy; tenosynovitis; tears of the peroneus brevis, peroneus longus, and both tendons; subluxation and dislocation; and painful os peroneum syndrome. Injuries can be acute as a result of trauma or present as chronic problems, often in patients with predisposing structural components such as hindfoot varus, lateral ligamentous instability, an enlarged peroneal tubercle, and a symptomatic os peroneum. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csm.2015.06.003DOI Listing
October 2015
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Efficacy and Safety of Split Peroneal Tendon Lateral Ankle Stabilization.

J Foot Ankle Surg 2016 Jul-Aug;55(4):812-6. Epub 2015 Sep 11.

Assistant Professor, Department Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX.

Chronic lateral ankle instability is a common condition. Split peroneal tendon lateral ankle stabilization, a modification of the Chrisman-Snook procedure, is biomechanically stable and often used for severe and/or recurrent chronic lateral ankle instability. The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the efficacy and safety of this technique. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2015.07.017DOI Listing
August 2017
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Deep peroneal nerve palsy with isolated lateral compartment syndrome secondary to peroneus longus tear: a report of two cases and a review of the literature.

J Orthop Traumatol 2016 Jun 11;17(2):181-5. Epub 2015 Sep 11.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hoshigaoka Medical Center, 4-8-1, Hoshigaoka, Hirakata, Osaka, Japan.

Drop foot is typically caused by neurologic disease such as lumbar disc herniation, but we report two rare cases of deep peroneal nerve palsy with isolated lateral compartment syndrome secondary to peroneus longus tears. Both patients developed mild pain in the lower legs while playing sport, and were aware of drop foot. As compartment pressures were elevated, fasciotomy was performed immediately, and the tendon of the peroneus longus was completely detached from its proximal origin. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10195-015-0373-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4882295PMC
June 2016
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[A case of chronic progressive motor-dominant multiple mononeuritis associated with primary Sjögren's syndrome].

Rinsho Shinkeigaku 2015 18;55(10):753-8. Epub 2015 Aug 18.

Department of Neurology, Neurological Institute, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University.

A 45-year-old female with a history of dry eyes presented with chronic progressive disturbance of her right finger extension, bilateral foot drops, and dysesthesia in the left lower leg. On admission, neurological examination revealed decreased tendon reflex in the right upper limb and bilateral lower limbs, and dysesthesia in the distal outer portions of the bilateral lower legs. Her vibration sensation was moderately diminished in both lower legs. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5692/clinicalneurol.cn-000748DOI Listing
June 2016
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[Peroneal tendons do exist, don't they?].

Lijec Vjesn 2014 Sep-Oct;136(9-10):269-77

Peroneal tendon disorders are a significant but often overlooked cause of posterolateral ankle and lateral foot pain. When left untreated, peroneal tendon disorders can lead to persistent pain and substantial functional problems. The goals of this review are to develop a current understanding of the regional anatomy, as well as diagnostic evaluation and current treatment options of the peroneal tendon disorders, and to present nowadays preferred surgical techniques for operative management of peroneal tendon disorders. Read More

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December 2015
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Minimally Invasive Early Operative Treatment of Progressive Foot and Ankle Deformity Associated With Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease.

J Foot Ankle Surg 2015 Jul-Aug;54(4):701-8. Epub 2014 Aug 15.

Resident, Foot and Ankle Surgery Residency Program, Regions Hospital, HealthPartners Institute for Education and Research, St Paul, MN. Electronic address:

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease is a neuromuscular disorder that commonly results in a predictable pattern of progressive bilateral lower extremity weakness, numbness, contracture, and deformity, including drop foot, loss of ankle eversion strength, dislocated hammertoes, and severe cavus foot deformity. Late stage reconstructive surgery will be often necessary if the deformity becomes unbraceable or when neuropathic ulcers have developed. Reconstructive surgery for Charcot-Marie-Tooth deformity is generally extensive and sometimes staged. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.jfas.2014.03.019DOI Listing
March 2016
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An operative approach to address severe genu valgum deformity in the Ellis-van Creveld syndrome.

J Child Orthop 2014 Feb 25;8(1):61-9. Epub 2014 Jan 25.

Department of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Regional Skeletal Dysplasia Clinic, Akron Children's Hospital, Northeast Ohio Medical University, 300 Locust Street, Ste. 160, Akron, OH, 44302-1821, USA,

Background: The genu valgum deformity seen in the Ellis-van Creveld syndrome is one of the most severe angular deformities seen in any orthopaedic condition. It is likely a combination of a primary genetic-based dysplasia of the lateral portion of the tibial plateau combined with severe soft-tissue contractures that tether the tibia into valgus deformations. Progressive weight-bearing induces changes, accumulating with growth, acting on the initially distorted and valgus-angulated proximal tibia, worsening the deformity with skeletal maturation. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11832-014-0552-9DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3935021PMC
February 2014
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A case of acute motor and sensory axonal neuropathy following hepatitis a infection.

J Korean Med Sci 2013 Dec 26;28(12):1839-41. Epub 2013 Nov 26.

Department of Neurology, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Chungju, Korea.

Acute motor and sensory axonal neuropathy (AMSAN) are recently described subtypes of Guillain-Barre syndrome characterized by acute onset of distal weakness, loss of deep tendon reflexes, and sensory symptoms. A 21-yr-old male was transferred to our hospital due to respiration difficulties and progressive weakness. In laboratory findings, immunoglobulin M antibodies against hepatitis A were detected in blood and cerebrospinal fluid. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3346/jkms.2013.28.12.1839DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3857385PMC
December 2013
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Anatomical variations between the sciatic nerve and the piriformis muscle: a contribution to surgical anatomy in piriformis syndrome.

Surg Radiol Anat 2014 Apr 31;36(3):273-80. Epub 2013 Jul 31.

Laboratory of Anatomy, Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, P.O. Box: 300, Postal Code: 54124, Thessaloniki, Macedonia, Greece,

Purpose: To detect the variable relationship between sciatic nerve and piriformis muscle and make surgeons aware of certain anatomical features of each variation that may be useful for the surgical treatment of the piriformis syndrome.

Methods: The gluteal region of 147 Caucasian cadavers (294 limbs) was dissected. The anatomical relationship between the sciatic nerve and the piriformis muscle was recorded and classified according to the Beaton and Anson classification. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00276-013-1180-7DOI Listing
April 2014
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Near-anatomic allograft tenodesis of chronic lateral ankle instability.

Foot Ankle Int 2013 Nov 14;34(11):1501-7. Epub 2013 Jun 14.

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Background: Current operative treatment options for chronic lateral ankle instability include anatomic repairs utilizing existing local tissue and nonanatomic reconstructions sacrificing the peroneus brevis tendon to mechanically stabilize the ankle. Recent studies have modified these techniques to create an anatomic reconstruction utilizing allograft tendons. The purpose of this study was to retrospectively examine the clinical outcomes of a near-anatomic ligament reconstruction utilizing an allograft tendon for recurrent or complex lateral ankle instability. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1071100713494377DOI Listing
November 2013
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Evaluation and management of posterior ankle pain in dancers.

J Dance Med Sci 2013 ;17(2):79-83

University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA.

Posterior ankle pain is a common complaint in dancers. There are multiple structures in the posterior ankle that have the potential to be the source of pain. The objective of this article is to review several of the most common causes of posterior ankle pain: peroneal tendon subluxation, posterior impingement syndrome secondary to a painful os trigonum, posterior talus osteochondritis dissecans, flexor hallucis longus tendinopathy, and posterior tibial tendinopathy. Read More

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October 2013
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[The distally based adipofascial sural artery flap for the reconstruction of distal lower extremity defects].

Oper Orthop Traumatol 2013 Apr;25(2):162-9

Division of plastic and aesthetic surgery and handsurgery, Department of traumatology, Julius Maximilians Universtity of Würzburg, Oberduerrbacher Str. 6, 97080, Würzburg, Deutschland.

Objective: Problematic tissue defects in the distal one-third of the lower leg represent a special challenge for the operative therapy. The distally based adipofascial sural artery flap is a safe and effective modification of the classical fasciocutaneous sural artery flap technique and makes the reconstruction in this problematic area more feasible. The surgical aim is soft tissue reconstruction with local tissue avoiding free tissue transfer. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00064-012-0203-6DOI Listing
April 2013
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Non-operative treatment of peroneal split syndrome: a case report.

Acta Orthop Belg 2012 Dec;78(6):804-7

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, University Hospital of Heraklion, Heraklion, Crete, Greece.

Peroneal split syndrome refers to longitudinal tearing of the peroneus brevis tendon at the level of the retrofibular groove. It is an increasingly recognized, albeit frequently overlooked, cause of lateral ankle pain. Several surgical options have been documented for managing this entity, however there are no reports emphasizing the role of conservative treatment. Read More

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December 2012
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[Treatment of foot drop in orthopaedic practice].

Wiad Lek 2012 ;65(2):132-7

Klinika Ortopedii i Traumatologii, Uniwersytet Medyczny w Białymstoku.

Foot drop is a symptom of many diseases and leads to an unaesthetic limping gait, falls and injuries. The most common cause of foot drop is injury to the common peroneal nerve, which innervates ankle joint and foot extensors. Other causes of foot drop include: sciatic nerve injury, lumbar plexopathies, L4/L5 radiculopathy, central nervous system related neuropathies (anterior horn cell disease, brain tumor). Read More

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January 2013
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The anterior recurrent peroneal nerve entrapment syndrome: a patellar tendinopathy differential diagnosis case report.

Authors:
Eric Rousseau

Man Ther 2013 Dec 25;18(6):611-4. Epub 2012 Oct 25.

Physiotek, 10075 de la Farinière, Quebec, QC, Canada G2K1P7. Electronic address:

Patellar tendinopathy which is a cause of pain in the inferior patellar region is a relatively common pathology among sports enthusiasts. This paper describes a new pain syndrome identified from clinical observations which is a differential diagnosis to patellar tendinopathy. The pattern is specific and recognizable among many individuals, and it should be considered as its own entity. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.math.2012.10.003DOI Listing
December 2013
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Influence of a fabella in the gastrocnemius muscle on the common fibular nerve in Japanese subjects.

Clin Anat 2013 Oct 29;26(7):893-902. Epub 2012 Aug 29.

Department of Anatomy, Kurume University School of Medicine, Fukuoka, Japan.

The fabella is a sesamoid bone located in the proximal tendon of the gastrocnemius muscle. In rare cases, its presence may lead to a variety of clinical problems, including fabella syndrome and common fibular (CF) nerve palsy. The purpose of this study was to analyze the morphology of the fabella and CF nerve and discuss the influence of any existing fabellae on the size of the CF nerve. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ca.22153DOI Listing
October 2013
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[Transfer of the posterior tibialis tendon to restore an active dorsiflexion of the foot].

Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 2012 Jan 1;44(1):29-34. Epub 2012 Mar 1.

Klinik und Poliklinik für Unfallchirurgie, Zentrum für Muskuloskeletale Chirurgie, Universitätsmedizin Mainz.

After lesions of the peroneal nerve or damage of the tibialis anterior muscle a lack of active dorsiflexion leads to a drop foot deformity. Ober (1933) described a transfer of the posterior tibialis tendon to the dorsum of the foot to restore active extension of the foot. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the results of this method and to compare our results with those in the literature. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0031-1291316DOI Listing
January 2012
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The course of the distal saphenous nerve: a cadaveric investigation and clinical implications.

Iowa Orthop J 2011 ;31:231-5

The University of New Mexico Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001, USA.

Introduction: Injury to the saphenous nerve at the ankle has been described as a complication resulting from incision and dissection over the distal tibia and medial malleolus. However, the exact course and location of the distal saphenous nerve is not well described in the literature. The purpose of this study was to determine the distal limit of the saphenous nerve and its anatomic relationship to commonly identified orthopaedic landmarks and surgical incisions. Read More

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3215141PMC
March 2012
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Can loss of muscle spindle afferents explain the ataxic gait in Riley-Day syndrome?

Brain 2011 Nov;134(Pt 11):3198-208

School of Medicine, University of Western Sydney, Penrith, Sydney, NSW 2751, Australia.

The Riley-Day syndrome is the most common of the hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies (Type III). Among the well-recognized clinical features are reduced pain and temperature sensation, absent deep tendon reflexes and a progressively ataxic gait. To explain the latter we tested the hypothesis that muscle spindles, or their afferents, are absent in hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy III by attempting to record from muscle spindle afferents from a nerve supplying the leg in 10 patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/brain/awr168DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3212710PMC
November 2011
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Unrecognized acute exertional compartment syndrome of the leg and treatment.

Acta Orthop Belg 2011 Apr;77(2):265-9

Aspetar, Qatar Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital, Doha, Qatar.

Acute-on-chronic exertional compartment syndrome is rare and may be easily missed without a high degree of awareness and clinical suspicion. We report a case of unrecognized acute-on-chronic exertional compartment syndrome in a recreational soccer player. The late sequela of this condition, foot drop, was successfully treated with transfer of the peroneus longus tendon. Read More

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April 2011
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Persistent ankle pain following a sprain: a review of imaging.

Emerg Radiol 2011 Jun 5;18(3):211-25. Epub 2011 Mar 5.

Department of Radiology, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK.

The initial diagnosis of an "ankle sprain" is not always correct. Prolonged pain, swelling and disability sufficient to limit the activity and refractory to treatment following an ankle injury are not typical of an ankle sprain and should alert the clinician of the possibility of an alternative or an associated diagnosis. There are several conditions that can be misdiagnosed as an ankle sprain and those include ankle syndesmosis injuries, sinus tarsi syndrome, ankle and hind foot fractures, osteochondral lesions, posterior tibialis and peroneal tendons abnormalities, spring ligament damage, impingement syndromes and reflex sympathetic dystrophy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10140-011-0945-8DOI Listing
June 2011
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Endoscopic treatment of posterior ankle pain.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2011 Aug 11;19(8):1355-61. Epub 2011 Feb 11.

Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Orthopaedics and Traumatology Department, Istanbul University, Istanbul, Turkey.

Purpose: The aim of this study is to describe the indications for two-portal hindfoot endoscopy in the treatment of posterior ankle compartment pathologies and to express the effectiveness of this technique by short- to mid-term outcomes on 59 consecutive patients.

Methods: In our institute, between 2003 and 2009, patients operated by single surgeon with hindfoot endoscopy were enrolled. The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) hindfoot and Maryland foot scores (MFS) were obtained preoperatively and postoperatively. Read More

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August 2011
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Extra-articular Mimickers of Lateral Meniscal Tears.

Sports Health 2011 Jan;3(1):82-8

Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois.

Context: Lateral meniscus tears are a common entity seen in sports medicine. Although lateral-side knee pain is often the result of a meniscus injury, several extra-articular pathologies share signs and symptoms with a meniscus tear. It is critical for the clinician to be able to identify and understand extra-articular pathologies that can present similar to a lateral meniscus tear. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1941738110385997DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3445190PMC
January 2011
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Review of common and unusual causes of lateral ankle pain.

Skeletal Radiol 2011 Nov 24;40(11):1399-413. Epub 2010 Oct 24.

Musculoskeletal Radiology, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre NHS Trust, Oxford, UK.

Lateral ankle pain is a common clinical presentation having several important causes, including lateral ligament injury, peroneal tendon injury, sinus tarsi syndrome, and nerve entrapments. However, other causes should be kept in mind in patients with unusual patterns of pain or intractable symptoms. We present a review of common and some unusual causes of lateral ankle pain including a review of post-operative imaging findings following surgery for lateral ankle ligament and peroneal tendon injuries. Read More

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November 2011
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[Knee dislocation--a simple diagnosis? Compartment syndrome with occlusion of the popliteal artery and lesion of the peroneal nerve after inadequate trauma].

Unfallchirurg 2011 Jan;114(1):66-9

Abteilung für Unfallchirurgie und Orthopädie, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Berlin, Scharnhorststrasse 13, Berlin, Germany.

Knee dislocations are rare and often associated with damage to the surrounding structures. We present a case where a soldier sustained a complex knee dislocation during routine training. This trauma was associated with a compartment syndrome, occlusion of the popliteal artery, lesion of the peroneal nerve and multiple lesions of ligaments and tendons of the knee. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00113-010-1814-8DOI Listing
January 2011
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Endoscopic treatment of calcaneo-fibular impingement.

Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2011 Jan 21;19(1):131-6. Epub 2010 Apr 21.

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Ambroise Paré Hospital, West Paris University, 9, avenue Charles de Gaulle, 92100 Boulogne, France.

The calcaneo-fibular impingement syndrome is frequent after calcaneal fracture and is linked to the decreased space between the tip of the fibula and the lateral wall of the calcaneus. The reasons for the painful symptoms are mixed with both bony and soft tissue involvement. The abnormal bony contact between the lateral calcaneal cortex and the tip of the fibula depends mainly on the size and localization of the lateral exostosis of the calcaneal wall. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-010-1149-6DOI Listing
January 2011
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Paraneoplastic necrotizing myopathy in a woman with breast cancer: a case report.

J Med Case Rep 2009 Nov 2;3:95. Epub 2009 Nov 2.

Medicine IV Department, São Francisco Xavier Hospital, Estrada do Forte do Alto do Duque, 1449-005 Lisbon, Portugal.

Introduction: Paraneoplastic necrotizing myopathy is a rare disorder, described as a proximal, symmetrical, and rapidly progressing myopathy that is manifested as a paraneoplastic syndrome. Diagnosis is established via histological examination of the muscle biopsy.

Case Presentation: We present the case of a 53-year-old woman, born in Guinea-Bissau, with a history of locally advanced breast cancer, diagnosed ten months previously. Read More

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http://www.hematologyandoncology.net/files/2013/07/ho0711_sh
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2783095PMC
November 2009
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Protective mechanisms of the common fibular nerve in and around the fibular tunnel: a new concept.

Clin Anat 2009 Sep;22(6):738-46

Centers for Surgical Anatomy and Technique, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA.

The most frequent site at which the common fibular nerve is affected by compression, trauma, traction, masses, and surgery is within and around the fibular tunnel. The aim of this study was to determine whether there were protective mechanisms at this site that guard against compression of the nerve. Twenty-six lower limbs of 13 preserved adult cadavers (11 males and two females) were used. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ca.20844DOI Listing
September 2009
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[Reconstructive surgery of sequelae of compartment syndrome of the lower leg and/or foot. Presentation of a new classification].

Authors:
H Zwipp

Unfallchirurg 2008 Oct;111(10):776-82, 784

Klinik und Poliklinik für Unfall- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Dresden, Dresden, Deutschland.

The sequelae of an undiagnosed insufficiently treated or unpreventable (by crush injury) compartment or postischemic syndrome, most often after lower leg fracture or popliteal artery injury, are caused by necrosis and contracture of the extrinsic foot muscles. Therefore claw toes, pes equinus or other forms, such as a severe pes equino varus related to the compartment involved will decide the kind of foot deformity. In cases of a combined compartment syndrome of the lower leg and foot, not only the extrinsic but also the intrinsic muscles especially the short flexors are involved, leading to extensive claw toeing of the hallux and the lesser toes as well. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00113-008-1492-yDOI Listing
October 2008
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Os peroneum friction syndrome complicated by sesamoid fatigue fracture: a new radiological diagnosis? Case report and literature review.

Skeletal Radiol 2009 Feb 23;38(2):181-6. Epub 2008 Sep 23.

Department of Radiology, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust, Stanmore, London, Middlesex, HA7 4LP, UK.

Injuries to the peroneal tendons are relatively common worldwide but tendon rupture without significant trauma is uncommon. Ankle mechanics can be seriously affected by disruption of one or both of the peroneal tendons although complete rupture can also remain asymptomatic. Accessory ossicles are sesamoid bones and are common findings in routine radiology of the foot and ankle. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00256-008-0588-3DOI Listing
February 2009
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Presence of crystalline inclusions in the peripheral nerve of a patient with IgA lambda monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance.

Neuropathology 2008 Oct 11;28(5):526-31. Epub 2008 Apr 11.

CNRS UMR 5227, Victor Segalen-Bordeaux 2 University, France.

Association of a peripheral neuropathy with an IgA monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) is not commonly observed and is sometimes considered as coincidental. We present a case in which the nerve biopsy revealed the presence of crystalline inclusions in the endoneurium, a very unusual finding. A 75-year-old man complained of paresthesiae in both feet and unsteady gait for 6 months. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-1789.2008.00875.xDOI Listing
October 2008
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Clinical and nerve conduction studies in female patients with diabetic dermopathy.

Acta Diabetol 2008 Jun;45(2):97-105

Department of Neurology, Istanbul University Cerrahpasa Faculty of Medicine, 34098 Istanbul, Turkey.

This study aims to assess the clinical and electrophysiological characteristics of diabetic polyneuropathy (PNP) in female patients. We investigated clinical and electrophysiological features in 175 female patients with diabetes mellitus to compare those with PNP only, diabetic dermopathy (DD), or diabetic foot (DF). Among clinical features, the loss of deep tendon reflexes, the presence of negative sensory symptoms, superficial sensory loss, and the loss of vibration sense were more common in DD patients than PNP patients. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00592-008-0031-1DOI Listing
June 2008
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Adult-acquired flatfoot deformity following posterior tibialis to dorsum transfer: a case report.

Foot Ankle Int 2008 Mar;29(3):351-3

USC Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA.

A previous study showed that flatfoot deformity does not develop after posterior tibialis to dorsum transfer in patients with peroneal nerve palsy. Their conclusion was that it is the unopposed pull of the peroneus brevis which leads to the flatfoot deformity in posterior tibial tendon dysfunction. This case report presents a patient who developed a flatfoot deformity after posterior tibialis to dorsum transfer despite nonfunctioning peroneal muscles. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3113/FAI.2008.0351DOI Listing
March 2008
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[Exertion-induced compartment syndrome of the peroneal space after bowling : correction by transfer of the posterior tibialis muscle].

Unfallchirurg 2007 Dec;110(12):1065-7

Klinik für Unfall- und Wiederherstellungs- und plastische Chirurgie, Universitätsklinikum Leipzig, Zentrum für Chirurgie, Liebigstrasse 20, 04103, Leipzig, Deutschland.

A 30-year-old man presented several times with pain in the calf after twisting his foot and injuring it during bowling. It was some time before the diagnosis of acute exertion-induced compartment syndrome was made, and an immediate fasciotomy could no longer prevent necrosis of the peroneal muscles. Because of the patient's drop-foot, we performed a tibialis posterior tendon transfer, fixing it to the cuneiform bone. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00113-007-1289-4DOI Listing
December 2007
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Dimensions of the anterior tarsal tunnel and features of the deep peroneal nerve in relation to clinical application.

Surg Radiol Anat 2007 Oct 3;29(7):527-30. Epub 2007 Jul 3.

Department of Anatomy, Ege University Medicine Faculty, Bornova, Izmir 35100, Turkey.

Background: The aim of this study was to demonstrate anatomical features of the anterior tarsal tunnel and the deep peroneal nerve and to discuss the importance of these structures for the anterior tarsal tunnel syndrome and some other surgical approaches to minimize the injury risk.

Methods: Lower limbs of 18 formalin fixed cadavers were examined. The limbs showed no evidence of pathology or trauma. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00276-007-0229-xDOI Listing
October 2007
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[Fulkerson osteotomy for the treatment of chronic patellofemoral malalignment].

Acta Orthop Traumatol Turc 2007 ;41(1):21-30

Istanbul Eğitim ve Araştirma Hastanesi 2. Ortopedi Kliniği.

Objectives: We evaluated the results of Fulkerson osteotomy in patients with chronic patellofemoral malalignment.

Methods: Fulkerson osteotomy (anteromedial tibial tubercle transfer) was performed in 21 knees of 18 patients (10 females, 8 males; mean age 28.6 years; range 21 to 42 years). Read More

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November 2007
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The management of lower extremity soft tissue and tendon trauma.

Clin Podiatr Med Surg 2006 Apr;23(2):257-82, v

Orthopaedic Department, Thriasio General Hospital, Genimata Avenue, 19600, Attica, Greece.

This article discusses the treatment of soft tissue injuries in the ankle and foot, including rupture of the Achilles tendon, Achilles tendonitis, peroneal tendonitis, peroneal tendon syndromes, and ankle sprain. It also discusses the causes, treatment, and reconstruction of soft tissue defects in the foot. Read More

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April 2006
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Comparison of plain MRI and MR arthrography in the evaluation of lateral ligamentous injury of the ankle joint.

J Chin Med Assoc 2006 Jan;69(1):26-31

Department of Radiology, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, ROC.

Background: The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of plain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance (MR) arthrography for detecting collateral ligamentous injury of the ankle joint.

Methods: Fifty patients (October 2001 to November 2003) suffering from ankle disability who underwent plain MRI and MR arthrographic studies were enrolled in this study. The diagnostic criteria for ligament disruption on plain MRI included nonvisualization, disruption, waviness of the ligament, or coexistent avulsion fracture. Read More

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January 2006
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Dorsal foot pain due to compression of the deep peroneal nerve by exostosis of the metatarsocuneiform joint.

Authors:
Robert G Parker

J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 2005 Sep-Oct;95(5):455-8

Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery Fellowship Group, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Podiatric physicians often encounter patients with dorsal foot pain related to either an exostosis or a ganglion arising at the junction of the first metatarsal and the cuneiform. Removal of the exostosis or ganglion is routine but may not relieve the pain. Exostosis surgery can result in worsening of pain owing to injury of the deep peroneal nerve. Read More

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January 2006
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Entrapment of a displaced common peroneal nerve following knee ligament reconstruction.

J Bone Joint Surg Br 2005 Jun;87(6):861-2

The Peripheral Nerve Injury Unit, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, UK.

We present a case of disruption of the posterolateral corner of the knee with avulsion of the tendon of biceps femoris. Repair and reconstruction included an allogenic tendon graft to replace the posterior cruciate ligament. Surgery was followed by a complete common peroneal nerve palsy. Read More

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1302/0301-620X.87B6.16113DOI Listing
June 2005
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