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Does sural nerve damage cause numbness?

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Dr. Stephen Massimi
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: Yes, it can

The sural nerve is a purely sensory nerve and damage to it can cause numbness on the outside of your ankle and foot.

In brief: Yes, it can

The sural nerve is a purely sensory nerve and damage to it can cause numbness on the outside of your ankle and foot.
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