REPORT OF A CASE OF LOSS OF A LARGE PORTION OF THE RIGHT PERONEAL NERVE, AND RECOVERY OF PATIENT WITHOUT AMPUTATION

WM. Stuart-Munro
1865 The Lancet  
476 numbness is more marked in the right hand. The paroxysms I of shooting pains have lately recurred more frequently, although they have not increased in severity. They chiefly attack the left lower limb. He also complains of a sense of tightness of the abdominal muscles, which to the touch feel tense and rigid. The sensibility of his lower limbs is in the same impaired condition as previously recorded. Their motility has, however, improved considerably; his movements are much less unsteady,
more » ... ch less unsteady, he throws his legs much less wildly about, and is not obliged to be constantly keeping watch over them.
doi:10.1016/s0140-6736(02)50129-x fatcat:g67lb2u23ng4nbbnej6rtsnua4