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Green Bay, WI
A 29-year-old male asked:

Can ultrasound see a pinched nerve such as the sural nerve or a cutaneous nerve?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Michael Gabor
Diagnostic Radiology 34 years experience
Yes, ultrasound: is capable of visualizing the sural nerve and other cutaneous nerves, but it may be difficult, and it may also be difficult to find a sonographer with expertise.
Last updated Mar 21, 2019


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