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Sciatic nerve entrapment causing posterior knee pain


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Zainol Fithri, Zairul Nizam and M. H., Shukor (2005) Sciatic nerve entrapment causing posterior knee pain. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences, 1 (2). pp. 135-138. ISSN 1675-8544

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We report a case of sciatic nerve entrapment resulting in a patient experiencing pain over the posterior aspect of the knee, simulating a Baker’s cysts. Surgical exploration revealed a tight fibrous arch compressing the distal portion of the complete relief of symptoms. This form of presentation is rate and should be considered as a differential diagnosis when a patient presents with complaints of pain in the back of then knee.


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Item Type: Article
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Publisher: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia
Keywords: Sciatic nerve compression; Pain in the back of the knee
Depositing User: Mohd Hafiz Che Mahasan
Date Deposited: 03 Dec 2015 14:16
Last Modified: 03 Dec 2015 14:16
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/41153
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