peroneal muscle atrophy???

Alan Fried albe at
Thu Apr 16 08:56:07 EST 1998

jmcfNo_Spam at (Jim McFaden) wrote:

>Anybody know why a peroneal muscle would atrophy over a period of 8 or
>so years after an operation to fix a broken malleolus bone?
>Jim    (remove the no_spam)

Is it the lateral malleolus of the ankle? The peroneal nerve runs down the lateral 
aspect of the leg and then branches out to the foot. During it's course it goes past
 the lateral malleolus. this is where the damage could have been done.

Hope this helps


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