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Related to peroneal: peroneal vein, peroneal artery


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.]


(Anatomy) anatomy of or relating to the fibula or the outer side of the leg
[C19: from New Latin peronē fibula, from Greek: fibula]


(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


adj peroneo
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17] In addition, the foot cannot achieve active extension after peroneal nerve injury, which could obtain function of active extension by tendon transposition of the posterior tibial muscle.
He described a severe pain sensation in the skin over the superficial peroneal nerve innervation during cutaneous sensory examination of his left foot with a soft cotton.
Peroneal neuropathy (PN) is one of the neurological complications after BS.
Specifically, pure motor paresis in lower extremities, like foot drops, are first thought to be caused by traumatic damage to peroneal nerves, lumbosacral radiculopathies, spinal cord tumors or by multiple sclerosis.
The original technique is performed by an oblique based full thickness lateral incision on the calcaneus in line of the osteotomy (4,5) posterior to the peroneal tendons and the sural nerve.
Torn peroneal retinaculum in ankle means more surgery at the end of last year
Neuritis most commonly affected ulnar nerve followed by common peroneal nerve.
In the lower extremities, while peroneal nerve entrapment is seen most frequently, entrapments in the sciatic nerve and all of its 5 terminal branches, namely tibial, deep peroneal, superficial peroneal, sural, saphenous can be seen.
Furthermore, the authors suggested that using flexible reamers prevent the complications associated with knee hyperflexion, short femoral tunnels and peroneal nerve injury in straight and rigid reamers.
En 1921 Sloman demostro que el pie espastico peroneal esta intimamente unido a la existencia de la barra calcaneo-navicular y describio las caracteristicas de esta coalicion en la radiografia oblicua (2-4).
A Madrid statement read: "Real Madrid's medical services have decided that Gareth Bale will undergo surgery as a result of the peroneal tendon injury in his right ankle.
The Wales international was replaced just before the hour mark during the 2-1 victory in Portugal and tests yesterday revealed that he had suffered damage to his peroneal tendons.