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A 14-year-old boy with a tibial fracture is fitted ...

Neck of the fibula

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compression of the common peroneal nerve as it wraps around the neck of the fibula causes decreased sensation from the superficial peroneal nerve, responsible for the anterolateral aspect and dorsum of the leg and foot

Deep peroneal nerve is sensory to the webspace between the hallux and 2nd digit


maxillarythirdmolar  You might be able to damage the superficial peroneal nerve with damage to the lateral malleolus but the description in the stem has deficits in the end targets of both the deep and superficial peroneal nerves +1