Superficial peroneal nerve compression due to peroneus brevis muscle herniation

2019-07-20 12:57:14

Category: Musculoskeletal Imaging, Region: Lower extremity-Nerves, Plane: Coronal

A 58 year old woman with a superficial peroneal nerve compression due to peroneus brevis muscle herniation. Findings: coronal T1-weighted sequence shows a focal peroneus brevis muscle herniation (red arrow) through a fascial layer defect associated to a little adipose lobule determining compression and neuropathy of the superficial peroneal nerve (black arrows). Cutaneous marker localized cranially to palpable mass. Technique: Siemens 1.5T Magnetic Resonance System. Turbo Spin Echo T1-weighted sequence (slice thickness 3 mm - TR: 500 - TE: 18)