Damage to the Superficial Peroneal Nerve in Operative Treatment of Fibula Fractures: Straight to the Bone?—Case Report and Review of the Literature
The Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, 07/18/2012
Halm JA et al. – Early recognition and protection might reduce the incidence of superficial peroneal nerve injuries during open reduction and internal fixation of lateral malleolus fractures. The authors describe 2 surgically treated ankle fractures with superficial peroneal nerve branch (intermediate cutaneous dorsal nerve) involvement and review the current literature.