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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 52-54

Lumbosacral plexopathies associated with acetabular fracture


Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand

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Patpiya Sirasaporn
Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002
Thailand
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DOI: 10.4103/jss.JSS_1_17

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Lumbosacral plexopathies are of considerably less epidemiologic common prevalence than brachial plexus. The most common form of trauma resulting in lesions affecting the lumbosacral plexus is injuries to sacroiliac region. The symptoms which are caused by compressing lumbosacral plexus are sensory disturbance and weakness in an affected leg. The author reports a case of a 65-year-old male with a history of right acetabular fracture status post open reduction and internal fixation by plate and screw who complained weakness and numbness in the right leg. Four months later, he still had difficulty in walking and felt paresthesia at the right lateral thigh and entire of the right foot. His further investigation which was electrodiagnostic study was diagnosed as right lumbosacral plexopathies.


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