Intraneural Ganglion as the Cause of Compression-Ischemic Lesion of Peroneal Nerve in Children


Two clinical cases of peroneal nerve lesion (patients 13 and 16 years) resulted from intraneural ganglion are presented. It is shown that only radical surgical intervention including resection of tibiofibular junction, removal of communicating canal and nerve decompression using cyst dissection (Spinner technique) could prevent ganglion relapse. In first patient completely lost peroneal nerve function was restored by musculotendinous transposition.

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V. N Merkulov

Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov, Moscow, Russia

Sh. D Imyarov

Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov, Moscow, Russia


A. I Dorokhin

Central Institute of Traumatology and Orthopaedics named after N.N. Priorov, Moscow, Russia


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