Diagnosis of brachial and lumbosacral plexus lesions.

  title={Diagnosis of brachial and lumbosacral plexus lesions.},
  author={Nens van Alfen and Martijn J A Malessy},
  journal={Handbook of clinical neurology},
To most doctors, brachial and lumbosacral plexopathies are known as difficult disorders, because of their complicated anatomy and relatively rare occurrence. Both the brachial, lumbar, and sacral plexuses are extensive PNS structures stretching from the neck to axillary region and running in the paraspinal lumbar and pelvic region, containing 100000-200000 axons with 12-15 major terminal branches supplying almost 50 muscles in each limb. The most difficult part in diagnosing a plexopathy is… CONTINUE READING
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