Lumbosacral plexus

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Lumbosacral plexus
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Plan of lumbar plexus.
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Details
Latin plexus lumbosacralis
Identifiers
Gray's p.948
MeSH A08.800.800.720.450
Dorlands
/Elsevier
p_24/12648087
TA A14.2.07.001
FMA 5907
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The anterior divisions of the lumbar nerves, sacral nerves, and coccygeal nerve form the lumbosacral plexus, the first lumbar nerve being frequently joined by a branch from the twelfth thoracic. For descriptive purposes this plexus is usually divided into three parts:

Injuries to the lumbosacral plexus are predominantly witnessed as bone injuries. Lumbosacral trunk and sacral plexus palsies are common injury patterns.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Garozzo, Debora; Zollino, Gianluca; Ferraresi, Stefano (January 11, 2014). "In lumbosacral plexus injuries can we identify indicators that predict spontaneous recovery or the need for surgical treatment? Results from a clinical study on 72 patients". Journal of Brachial Plexus and Peripheral Nerve Injury 9 (1). doi:10.1186/1749-7221-9-1. 

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.