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Sacral Plexus

  • Alaa Abd-ElsayedEmail author
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Abstract

The sacral plexus provides innervation to the lower extremities. An understanding of sacral plexus anatomy allows for identification of lesions and correct application of regional anesthesia techniques.

Keywords

Sacral plexus 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyUniversity of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public HealthMadisonUSA

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