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Journal of Neurology

, Volume 210, Issue 1, pp 67–69 | Cite as

Irritation des Plexus lumbalis durch Aneurysma der Aorta abdominalis

  • H. Pilz
  • H. C. Hopf
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Irritation of the lumbar plexus by an aneurysm of the abdominal aorta

Summary

Case report on a 67-year-old patient presenting sensory disturbances involving the segments L1–L3 and absence of the knee jerk in the left leg. At postmortem examination an arteriosclerotic aneurysm of the aorta abdominalis was found to be the cause for the lesion of the upper lumbar roots.

Key words

Plexus lumbalis-lesion lumbar plexus lesion Aneurysm of abdominal aorta Aortic aneurysm Peripheral nerve lesion 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Pilz
    • 1
  • H. C. Hopf
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurologische Universitätsklinik GöttingenGermany

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