Acta Neurochir (2017) 159:1777–1781 DOI 10.1007/s00701-017-3265-2 ORIGINAL ARTICLE - FUNCTIONAL Dynamic factors involved in common peroneal nerve entrapment neuropathy 1 2 1 2 Takao Kitamura & Kyongsong Kim & Daijiro Morimoto & Rinko Kokubo & 3 4 1 Naotaka Iwamoto & Toyohiko Isu & Akio Morita Received: 14 June 2017 /Accepted: 27 June 2017 /Published online: 12 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Austria 2017 Abstract and removal of the PLM fascia resulted in adequate decom- Background Common peroneal nerve (CPN) entrapment neu- pression of the CPN. Our findings shed light on the etiology of ropathy (CPNEN) is the most common peripheral neuropathy idiopathic CPNEN and recommend adequate CPNEN decom- of the lower extremities. The pathological mechanisms under- pression procedures. lying CPNEN remain unclear. We sought to identify dynamic factors involved in CPNEN by directly measuring the CPN . . pressure during stepwise CPNEN surgery. Keywords Peroneal nerve Entrapment neuropathy Methods We enrolled seven patients whose CPNEN im- Dynamic factor Neurolysis proved significantly after CPN neurolysis. All suffered inter- mittent claudication, and the repetitive plantar flexion test, used as a CPNEN provocation test, was positive. During de- compression surgery we directly measured the CPN pressure Introduction during several decompression steps. Results
Acta Neurochirurgica – Springer Journals
Published: Jul 12, 2017
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