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Journal of the Korean Neurological Association 1992;10(1): 109-112.
결절종에 의한 후족근 터널 증후군 1예
한문강, 이광원,박미자
대전을지병원 신경과, 정형외과, 해부병리과.
Posterior Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome Caused by a Ganglion
Moon-Gang Han, M.D., Kwang-Won Lee, M.D., Mi-Ja Park, M.D.
Department of Neurology, Orthopedics and Pathology, College of MedicineDaejon Eulji Hospital
Abstract
Tarsal tunnel syndrome is relatively an uncommon and usually under-recognized or misdiagnosed condition. We report a case of posterior tarsal tunnel syndrome caused by a ganglion . A 58-year-old woman complained of burning and tingling sensation along the left sole and presented weakness, muscle atrophy, and Tinel's sign in the left foot. Electrodiagnostic study revealed prolonged terminal latency, reduced compound muscle action potential, absent sensory nelve potential, and denervation potentials. After removal of the ganglion, patient's symptoms improved and the electrodiagnostic study performed after two months showed significant improvement.