What are the nerve, sensory, and weakness findings indicative of peroneal mononeuropathy?

Updated: Jun 08, 2018
  • Author: Shaheen E Lakhan, MD, PhD, MS, MEd; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Table 1. Physical Examination in Peroneal Mononeuropathy (Open Table in a new window)

Nerve Sensory Weakness
Common peroneal nerve Lateral calf and dorsum of foot

Ankle dorsiflexion and eversion

Toe extension

Deep peroneal nerve Area between first and second toes

Ankle dorsiflexion and partial eversion > inversion

Toe extension

Superficial peroneal nerve Lateral calf and dorsum of foot Ankle eversion