The successful recovery of sensibility across a long peripheral nerve allograft in a 12-year-old boy who sustained a severe posterior tibial nerve injury is reported. The historical clinical experience with nerve allotransplantation is also reviewed. It is concluded that in the carefully selected patient with severe nerve injury, consideration for nerve allotransplantation can be given.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)671-676
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of neurosurgery
Issue number4
StatePublished - Apr 1996


  • Cyclosporin A
  • Immunosuppression
  • Nerve allograft
  • Nerve injury


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