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Sural nerve injury associated with neglected tendo Achilles ruptures
  1. M D A Fletcher,
  2. P J Warren
  1. Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northwick Park Hospital, Watford Road, Harrow, Middx HA1 3UJ, UK
  1. Correspondence to: Dr Fletcher, 1 Long Barnaby, Midsomer Norton, Bath BA3 2TZ, UK matt.fletcher{at}doctors.org.uk

Abstract

Two patients are described with delayed presentation of a ruptured tendo Achilles, each exhibiting signs of sural nerve dysfunction. Recovery occurred in each case after operative repair.

  • sural nerve injury
  • tendo Achilles rupture
  • Bosworth repair
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