Iatrogenic sciatic nerve entrapment following femoral shaft fracture: Diagnosis by computed tomography

Rene P. Du Cret, Robert J. Rust, James H. Ellis

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Abstract

An unusual case of sciatic nerve entrapment by intraoperative cir- clage wire placement following femoral fracture is presented. Diagnosis was aided by computed tomography. Obscuration by metal streak artifact was circumvented by use of multiplanar image reconstruction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)152-154
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1984

Keywords

  • Bones
  • Computed tomography
  • Fractures
  • Nerves
  • Sciatic paralysis

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