Lower Extremity

  • Rajesh Gupta
  • Dilip Patel


  1. 1.
    Lumbosacral plexus:
    1. (a)

      Lumbar and sacral plexus are not connected.

    2. (b)

      Obturator nerve block is not required for anaesthesia of the leg.

    3. (c)

      Lumbar plexus has contribution by thoracic segment.

    4. (d)

      Lateral cutaneous nerve is purely sensory.

    5. (e)

      Saphenous nerve is purely sensory.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rajesh Gupta
    • 1
  • Dilip Patel
    • 2
  1. 1.Anaesthesia and Pain MedicineFrimley Park Hospital, Frimley Health Foundation Trust Anaesthesia and Pain MedicineLondonUK
  2. 2.Department of AnaesthesiaRoyal Free HospitalLondonUK

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