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Herniated nucleus pulposus
Terms in this set (17)
What is the Dx? Back pain after lifting heavy boxes with lower extremity weakness decreased sensation and + straight leg raise
Lumbar herniated nucleus pulposus (HNP)
Which nerve root does the ankle reflex test?
Motor nerve root for great toe?
L5 (remember L5 is the "largest" so it affects the largest toe)
Anterior thigh pain
Weak ankle dorsiflexion and loss of knee jerk
Lateral thigh/leg, hip and groin paresthesias and pain with loss of sensation oat the dorsum of the foot
Walking on heels more difficult than walking on toes
Walking on toes more difficult than walking on heels
Loss of sensation on posterior leg/calf and plantar surface of the foot
Upper extremity weakness, decreased sensation and reflexes, positive spurling test, pain at rest
Usually posterolateral herniation at C5-C6 or C6-C7
Loss of sensation in the middle finger
Loss of sensation along the ulnar aspect of the forearm
Loss of sensation at the radial aspect of the forearm, thumb and index finger
Weakness of finger abductors
Weakness of Finger flexors
Weakness of the deltoid, supraspinatus and infraspinatus
A patient complains of loss of sensation at the level of the umbilicus. Which of the following dermatomes is affected?
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