Tourniquet‐induced common peroneal nerve injury in a pediatr
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The use of arterial tourniquets is a standard practice among orthopedic surgeries. It facilitates surgery by reducing bleeding and improving visualization. However, peripheral nerve injury is a potentially serious complication that may arise from their use. Regrettably, awareness of this complication among the medical practitioners may be limited because of its uncommon occurrence. These gaps in knowledge often result in the inappropriate use of tourniquets during surgery and the inadequacy of surveillance of its complications. This article reports a case of nerve injury arising from the use of an arterial tourniquet during knee arthroscopy.

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