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 - Nov 1993

Keywords

  • bungee jumping
  • peroneal palsy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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