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Regional Pain Syndromes

Question
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L5 radiculopathy can cause loss of following except:



A Thigh adduction

B Knee extension

C Knee flexion

D Dorsiflexion of toes

Ans. C

Knee flexion

Skin

Muscles (and stretch reflexes)

C2

Occipital region of head

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C5

Tip of shoulder
(The top of the shoulder is in the C4 dermatome)

-

C5-C6

Flexion of elbow (Biceps jerk)

C6

Thumb

C7-C8

Extension of elbow (Triceps jerk)

C8

Little finger

C8-T1

Small muscles of hand
Oppose thumb to fingers; hold piece of paper between adjacent fingers

T4-T5

Nipple

T10

Umbilicus

L3

Front of knee

L2-L3

Quadriceps (Knee jerk)

L5

Big toe

S1

Little toe, heel

S1-S2

Calf muscles (Ankle jerk)

S3 and below

Genitalia and anal area


All spinal nerves except C1 participate in dermatomes.

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