lumbosacral plexus

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a nerve plexus formed by the ventral divisions of the coccygeal and sacral and lumbar nerves

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Proximal neuropathy, sometimes called lumbosacral plexus neuropathy, femoral neuropathy, or diabetic amyotrophy, starts with pain in either the thighs, hips, buttocks, or legs, usually on one side of the body.
One might expect at some stage to see injury to the laterally located lumbosacral plexus and ureters, although these are at least 4 to 5 cm away from the anterior-most point of the fifth lumbar vertebral body.
TABLE 1 Advantages and limitations of anterior ultrasound-guided superior hypogastric neurolysis Advantages Ease of access at a depth of 10 to 11 cm Done in supine position avoiding difficult prone positioning Bedside procedure Imaging is portable Real time visualisation of the spread of drug Real time visualisation of needle advancement with simultaneous visualisation of viscera and vessels to avoid Less time consuming Radiation free Limitations Lack of absolute confirmation of intravascular uptake Potential for bowel or bladder injury, lumbosacral plexus injury