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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

- myelomenigocele:
    - 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.