Bungee jumper's foot drop peroneal nerve palsy caused by bungee cord jumping

Paul R. Torre, Glenn G. Williams, Thomas Blackwell, Charles P. Davis

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Abstract

Peroneal nerve injury is a common peripheral neuropathy from a variety of conditions and injuries. We encountered a case of peroneal nerve palsy in a professional bungee cord jumper. Review of the literature showed no previous report of this particular injury in bungee cord jumping.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1766-1767
Number of pages2
JournalAnnals of Emergency Medicine
Volume22
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - 1993

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Keywords

  • bungee jumping
  • peroneal palsy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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Bungee jumper's foot drop peroneal nerve palsy caused by bungee cord jumping. / Torre, Paul R.; Williams, Glenn G.; Blackwell, Thomas; Davis, Charles P.

In: Annals of Emergency Medicine, Vol. 22, No. 11, 1993, p. 1766-1767.

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Torre, Paul R. ; Williams, Glenn G. ; Blackwell, Thomas ; Davis, Charles P. / Bungee jumper's foot drop peroneal nerve palsy caused by bungee cord jumping. In: Annals of Emergency Medicine. 1993 ; Vol. 22, No. 11. pp. 1766-1767.
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