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Superficial Peroneal Nerve

  • Alaa Abd-ElsayedEmail author
  • Brandon Barndt
  • James E. Eubanks
Chapter

Abstract

A branch of the common peroneal nerve, the superficial peroneal nerve is formed from the L4-S2 nerve roots and provides motor supply to the lateral lower leg, as well as sensory innervation to the dorsum of the foot and ankle.

Keywords

Superficial peroneal nerve Loss of ankle eversion Nerve entrapment 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alaa Abd-Elsayed
    • 1
    Email author
  • Brandon Barndt
    • 2
  • James E. Eubanks
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA
  2. 2.Philadelphia College of Osteopathic MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina UniversityGreenvilleUSA

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