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Axonal Pathways to the Innervation Regions of the Lower Limbs

  • Viktor Matejčík
  • Zora Haviarová
  • Roman Kuruc
  • Andrej Šteňo
  • Juraj Šteňo
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Abstract

The lower limbs receive the innervation mainly through the lumbar and sacral plexuses. Communicating branches and anomalies of their spinal nerve roots can confuse the correct diagnosis, if damaged.

Keywords

Axonal pathway Communicating branch Lumbar plexus Sacral plexus 

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    Mráz P. Anatómia ľudského tela 2. 1st ed. Bratislava: Slovak Akademic Press; 2005. 286 p.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Viktor Matejčík
    • 1
  • Zora Haviarová
    • 2
  • Roman Kuruc
    • 3
  • Andrej Šteňo
    • 1
  • Juraj Šteňo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryComenius UniversityBratislavaSlovakia
  2. 2.Institute of AnatomyComenius UniversityBratislavaSlovakia
  3. 3.The Health Surveillance AuthorityBratislavaSlovakia

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