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Article
Sept 2, 1968

An Unusual Case of Sciatic Nerve Paralysis

Author Affiliations

USAF; USAF
From the US Air Force Hospital Tachikawa, Japan.

JAMA. 1968;205(10):699-700. doi:10.1001/jama.1968.03140360059019
Abstract

A case of sudden, complete sciatic nerve paralysis from sitting on a hard surface was followed up nine months to complete recovery. Complete laboratory data were obtained. The cause was probably direct pressure on the nerve.

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