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Peroneal Mononeuropathy

Last updated on Saturday, May 2 2009 by blondarb

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Peroneal Mononeuropathy

Nerve            Recording Sites        Stimulation Sites                F-Waves

Sural (s)        ankle                calf
Sup Peron (s) bilat    ankle                lat leg
Peroneal (m) bilat    EDB                ankle, bel & above knee    ankle
Tibial (m)        AH                ankle and knee        ankle
Peroneal (m) bilat    TA                below and above knee
H-Reflex bilat        soleus                knee

Needle Examination

Perform needle exam on the symptomatic limb.  Test the minimum of one muscle innervated by the L4, L5 and S1 spinal roots (see Appendix C) including the superficial and deep peroneal innervated muscles (see Appendix B). Test the lumbosacral paraspinal muscles at one more levels.  If abnormalities are detected, examine one or two additional muscles innervated by different peripheral nerves.  Perform needle exam on the asymptomatic limb muscles for comparison as needed.

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