An unusual double crush syndrome : femoral and sciatic neuropathy secondary to intra-abdominal firearm

Abstract

Sciatic and femoral nerve neuropathies are commonly encountered causes of lower extremity dysfunctions. The sciatic nerve originates from the L4-S3 spinal nerves of the lumbosacral plexus, and the femoral nerve from the L2-L4 roots of the lumbar plexus. Traumatic, compressive, ischemic, neoplastic or idiopathic factors can lead to neuropathies of these… (More)

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