lumbosacral radiculoplexus

lumbosacral radiculoplexus
the lumbosacral plexus and its nerve roots considered together.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy — a syndrome of pain, muscle weakness, and mild sensory deficits, generally worsening at night, that affects the lower limb. It is caused by ischemic injury to the lumbosacral plexus and nerve roots secondary to microvasculitis and occurs most… …   Medical dictionary

  • lumbosacral radiculoplexopathy — lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy …   Medical dictionary

  • Proximal diabetic neuropathy — or lumbosacral radiculoplexus neuropathy, previously termed diabetic amyotrophy, is a diabetic neuropathy (peripheral nerve disease) characterized by painful muscle wasting and weakness. It affects the lower limbs and is typically asymmetric.… …   Wikipedia

  • diabetic amyotrophy — an acute mononeuropathy of the femoral nerve, usually of microvascular origin, associated with chronic poor diabetic control. Symptoms are thigh pain and progressive weakness of knee extension. Examination reveals wasting of the quadriceps muscle …   Medical dictionary

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