Lookup NU author(s): Andrew Sprowson,
Dr Kenneth Rankin
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A 56-year old gentleman presented to our orthopaedic foot and ankle clinic, with unusual symptoms in his left foot. He described a tight sensation over his toes, “like sandpaper under his skin”. The pain had started post operatively following a bilateral aorto-femoral bypass. He was subsequently investigated and found to have an ischemic lesion Identified in his common peroneal and posterior tibial nerve with associated muscle atrophy on EMG. This represents a previously unreported complication of aorto-femoral bypass surgery.
Author(s): Sprowson AP, Rankin K, Shand JE, Ferrier G
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Foot and Ankle Surgery
ISSN (print): 1268-7731
ISSN (electronic): 1460-9584
Publisher: Elsevier Ltd
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