CLIMBING HELICAL STAIRS-AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF PERONEAL NEUROPATHY: A CASE REPORT
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Helical stairs: An unusual peroneal neuropathy etiology; A case report
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Khan, A. (2017). CLIMBING HELICAL STAIRS-AN UNUSUAL CAUSE OF PERONEAL NEUROPATHY: A CASE REPORT. KHYBER MEDICAL UNIVERSITY JOURNAL, 9(3), 154-157. Retrieved from https://www.kmuj.kmu.edu.pk/article/view/17658

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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