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Magnetic Resonance Neurography of Peroneal Palsy in Crossed-Legs Habit: Case Report

Righini, Andrea MD*; Re, Thomas J. MD*; Manzini, Claudio MD; Parazzini, Cecilia MD*; Doneda, Chiara MD*; Saporito, Tommaso MD*

Journal of Computer Assisted Tomography:
doi: 10.1097/RCT.0b013e31827172fe
Neuroradiology
Abstract

Abstract: “Drop foot” palsy attributed to the prolonged and repetitive maintenance of the crossed-leg posture has been occasionally reported. We report, to the best of our knowledge, the first case of magnetic resonance imaging evidence of peroneal nerve abnormalities related to right drop-foot palsy in a tall healthy subject with habit of prolonged daily leg crossing.

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From the *Radiology and Neuroradiology Department, Hospital V. Buzzi; and †Othopaedic-Traumatology Department, Hospital of Desio and Vimercate, Milan, Italy.

Received for publication August 6, 2012; accepted August 10, 2012.

Reprints: Andrea Righini, MD, Radiology and Neuroradiology Department, Hospital V. Buzzi, Via castelvetro 32, 20154 Milan, Italy (e-mail: neurorad@icp.mi.it).

The authors have no conflicts of interest to report.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.