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Of or relating to the fibula or to the outer portion of the leg.

[From Greek peronē, pin of a brooch, fibula; see per- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the fibula or the outer side of the leg
[C19: from New Latin peronē fibula, from Greek: fibula]
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(ˌpɛr əˈni əl)

pertaining to or situated near the fibula.
[1825–35; < New Latin perone(us) (< Greek perónē fibula) + -al1]
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Adj.1.peroneal - of or relating to the fibula or the outer part of the leg below the knee
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adj peroneo
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Normal distal motor latency, compound muscle action potential and motor conduction velocity of common peroneal nerve, tibial nerve bilateral, median nerve, ulnar nerve right were done (figure).
As a result, according to the findings of this EMG, it was decided that acute axonal degeneration as markedly common peroneal nerve and lesser extent tibial nerve in the right distal extremity (Table 1).
[2] Herein, we report a case of bilateral common peroneal nerve palsy who was left in the prolonged lying position in a drunk state.
Percentage of Involvement of Different Nerves Nerves Involved Percentage Sural 16.6 Ulnar Sensory 10.41 Median Sensory 6.25 Ulnar Motor 6.25 Median Motor 4.16 Common Peroneal Nerve 4.16 Tibial 2.08 Table VII.
However, all parameters of median, ulnar, and common peroneal nerves showed deterioration with the duration of diabetes with the exception of NCV in common peroneal nerve and persistence in median nerve.
A detailed examination revealed an avulsion of the entire course of the sciatic nerve along with its terminal branches, namely tibial nerve and common peroneal nerve. The avulsed segment of the tibial nerve and common peroneal nerve measured around 24 and 35 cm, respectively [Figure 1].
Entrapment neuropathy due to loss of lipid tissue surrounding the nerve may have been the pathophysiologic mechanism in our 2 patients with common peroneal nerve impairment (5).
The plantar flexion and inversion of foot and dorsal flexion and eversion of foot, corresponding to the tibial nerve and to the common peroneal nerve, respectively, with a stimulating current of [less than or equal to]0.3 mA suggest appropriate positioning of needle.
The left knee was addressed first in order to explore and decompress the common peroneal nerve. In regard to the right knee, preoperative physical therapy was performed to restore range of motion (ROM) before undergoing surgery.
Ulnar nerve was the most common nerve enlarged (83%) which is similar to the studies by Soomro et al.13 and Calabar et al.14 It was followed by common peroneal nerve. Among other features, bilateral madarosis and ulcers in hands and feet were common findings.
Similarly, after a period of training, the ankle joint with injured common peroneal nerve restores active extension independently.