Nerves arising from L2
- See: innervation
Femoral Nerve: L2, L3 , L4
Genital Femoral: L2, L3 , L4
Lateral Cutaneus: L2, L3
Obturator Nerve: L2, L3 , L4
Quadratus Lumborum : T12, L1, L2, L3
- tauma at this level may cause cauda equina syndrome;
- 100% of pts who have lesion at L1 or L2 or higher use wheelchair;
- 78% of pts who have lesion at lower level (L3, L4, L5) use wheelchair at least part of the time
Orthopaedic management of high-level spina bifida. Early walking compared with early use of a wheelchair.
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Thursday, December 15, 2011 1:28 pm