CLIMBING HELICAL STAIRS-AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF PERONEAL NEUROPATHY: A CASE REPORT

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Atif Ahmed Khan
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4531-468X

Abstract

Peroneal neuropathy is a common focal compression neuropathy presenting with foot drop.  Wide variety of conditions results in peroneal neuropathy around the knee which includes habitual and occupational related, trauma related, post-surgical or sports related. I present here a case where repetitive climbing helical stairs caused clinically and electrodiagnostically proven peroneal neuropathy around knee in a 53 years old male. The patient underwent twelve week of comprehensive rehabilitation following which he showed substantial improvement in functional activities.

KEYWORDS: Peroneal Neuropathies (MeSH), Electromyography (MeSH), Neural Conduction (MeSH)

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Khan, A. “CLIMBING HELICAL STAIRS-AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF PERONEAL NEUROPATHY: A CASE REPORT”. KHYBER MEDICAL UNIVERSITY JOURNAL, Vol. 9, no. 3, Oct. 2017, pp. 154-7, https://www.kmuj.kmu.edu.pk/article/view/17658.
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Case Report
Author Biography

Atif Ahmed Khan, Combined Military Hospital (CMH), Kohat, KPK

Head of Department Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Combined Military Hospital, Kohat.

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