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Peripheral nerve injury: typical etiologies

Axillary Fx of the neck of the humerus, anterior dislocation of the shoulder
Musculocutaneous Fx of the clavicle
Radial Compression of the nerve in the radial tunnel, fx of the humerus
Median Compression in the carpal tunnel, pronator teres entrapment
Ulnar Compression in the cubital tunnel (from flexor carpi ulnaris), entrapment in Guyon's canal (between hook of hamate and transverse carpal lig)
Femoral THA, displaced acetabular fx, anterior dislocation of the femur, hysterectomy, appendectomy
Sciatic Blunt force trauma to the buttocks, THA, accidental injection to the nerve
Obturator Fixation of a femur fx, THA
Peroneal Femur, tibia, or fibula fx, positioning during surgical procedures
Tibial Tarsal tunnel entrapment (below medial malleolus), popliteal fossa compression
Sural Fx of the calcaneus or lateral malleolus
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