Korean J Sports Med.  2010 Dec;28(2):141-143.

Superficial Peroneal Nerve Injury Following Ankle Sprain

  • 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Daegu Fatima Hospital, Daegu, Korea. femur1973@hanmail.net


Lateral ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries to the lower extremity. Most of them well respond to conservative treatments. However, simultaneous peroneal nerve injuries may occur rarely following lateral ankle ligamentous injuries. We report a case presents superficial peroneal nerve injury with dorsal foot pain lasting for more than 2 months after lateral ankle sprain and review the literature.


Ankle sprain; Superficial peroneal nerve injury
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