Traumatic lesions of internal saphenous nerve and branches

Flávio Freinkel Rodrigues, Issac Skartz, Diego Cassol Dozza, Maurício Moscovici, Mendel Suchmacher
2009 Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria  
OBJECTIVE: To show a rare lesion that sometimes simulates vascular disorder of the lower extremities. METHOD: Three patients were operated and the follow-up period was eight months, the surgical technique was neurotomy of the infrapatellar and descendent branches. RESULTS: In two cases there were almost total pain resolution, and in other case improvement only. CONCLUSION: Surgical treatment yields good results in this type of internal saphenous nerve lesion, and could be useful as an
more » ... ful as an alternative to conservative treatment.
doi:10.1590/s0004-282x2009000500022 pmid:19838525 fatcat:emaqssvoizd2ppajky2m2aruhq