lumbosacral plexus


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Noun1.lumbosacral plexus - a nerve plexus formed by the ventral divisions of the coccygeal and sacral and lumbar nerves; supplies the lower limbs and perineum and coccygeal area
nerve plexus - a network of intersecting nerves
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Abdominal distension, ileus, lower abdominal pain and melena can develop due to sigmoid colon and rectum compression while back pain, thigh and hip pain, weakness and numbness of the feet can be the result of lumbosacral plexus compression.
These are derived from two plexuses, the lumbar and the sacral (lumbosacral plexus).
[3, 4] This is likely due to the close anatomical relationship between the sacroiliac (SI) joint , hip, lumbosacral plexus and the intrapelvic space.
Typically associated neurological injuries include cauda equina syndrome and disruption of the lumbosacral plexus [36, 46, 82, 83].
In this exploratory randomized controlled crossover trial, we aim to investigate real-time ultrasound/MRI fusion versus ultrasound guidance applied on the Suprasacral Parallel Shift (SSPS) technique for lumbosacral plexus blockade [22].
This 147-chapter atlas outlines neurosurgical techniques for the spine and peripheral nerves, focusing on occipital-cervical junction, midcervical spine, cervicothoracic junction, thoracic and thoracolumbar spine, lumbar and lumbosacral spine, and peripheral nerve surgeries, including the brachial plexus, lumbosacral plexus, and individual nerves.
Investigators preference to experimentally study the lumbosacral plexus might be explained by the predisposition to diabetic neuropathies, which is the most common disease of the lumbosacral plexus roots in men, and by the diagnostic difficulties faced due to location of the roots (Stevens, 1984).
The ulnar, sciatic, median, and radial nerves and the lumbosacral plexus were more commonly injured as a result of gunshot wounds than of any other mechanism of injury.
We report a case of inflammatory neuropathy of the lumbosacral plexus following a PAO.