Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 7 Issue 2

A Rare Case of Deep Peroneal Nerve Palsy Resulting from Compression Neuropathy by Intra-Neural Synovial Cyst- Case Report

M Bhattacharyya*

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Assam Rifles Composite Hospital, Dimapur, India

*Corresponding Author: M Bhattacharyya, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Assam Rifles Composite Hospital, Dimapur, India.

Received: November 22, 2023; Published: January 24, 2024


Introduction: Compression neuropathy of the peripheral nerves due to synovial cysts are a rare occurrence.

Case Summary: This article presents the clinical and radiological features of deep peroneal nerve palsy resulting from compression neuropathy due to synovial cyst presenting with complete foot drop along with the intra-operative findings and post surgery recovery following excision and neurolysis in a 52 years old male individual.

Discussion: Peripheral nerve compression neuropathy resulting from focal entrapment by synovial cysts is uncommon. Surgical excision has excellent outcome in these cases.

Conclusion: Surgical treatment should be considered early in the course of management in cases of compression neuropathy presenting with focal deficit.

Keywords: Peroneal Nerve; Palsy; Neuropathy; Intra-Neural Synovial Cyst


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Citation: M Bhattacharyya. “A Rare Case of Deep Peroneal Nerve Palsy Resulting from Compression Neuropathy by Intra-Neural Synovial Cyst- Case Report".Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 7.2 (2024): 50-52.


Copyright: © 2024 M Bhattacharyya. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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