Nerves arising from L3
Femoral: L2 , L3, L4
Genital Femoral: L2 , L3, L4
Lateral Cutaneus: L2 , L3
Obturator Nerve: L2 , L3, L4
Quadratus Lumborum: T12, L1, L2, L3
- 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 Monday, December 5, 2011 4:28 pm