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What is Foot drop?

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Foot drop is the paralysis of the extensors and perenoi muscles. The common causes are:
1. peripheral neuropathy: diabetes, leprosy
2. common peroneal nerve injury: tibial fracture
3. L5 radiculopathy: intervertebral disc prolapse
4. Motor neuron disease
5. chronic lead poisoning

answered Dec 23, 2012 by Sulabh Shrestha Doctor of Medicine (5,553 points)
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