- PACES station 1 abdomen
- PACES station 1 respiratory
- PACES station 2 history taking skills
- PACES station 3 cardiovascular
- PACES station 3 neurology
- PACES station 4 communication skill and ethics
- PACES station 5 (new station 5)
- PACES station 5 endocrinology
- PACES station 5 Fundus
- PACES station 5 rheumatology
- PACES station 5 skin
- record of PACES experience
Friday, 6 June 2008
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foot drop is caused by weakness of the dorsoflexors of the foot and toes.
site and causes:
1-lumbosacral pluxus (pelvic malignancy)
2-sciatic nerve palsy (trauma,IM injection)
3-peroneal nerve palsy (what are the causes?)
4-neuomuscular junction(Myathenia Gravis )
what are the features of foot drop due to common peroneal nerve palsy?
1-wasting of the muscles in the lateral aspect of the leg
2-weakness of dorsoflexion +/- eversion
3-high seppage gait
4-loss of sensation in the lateral aspect of the leg and ddorsum of the foot.
Labels: PACES station 3 neurology