USMLE Step 1 Review 02 10 Anatomy Lower Limb Function Losses

USMLE Step 1 Review 02 10 Anatomy Lower Limb Function Losses

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Begin 02 10 Anatomy Lower Limb Function Losses Transcription

Four simple losses of lower limb and associated nerves.

Which nerve is associated in loss of dorsiflexion, leading to foot drop?

  • Common perineal nerve.

What nerve with loss of plantar flexion?

  • Tibial nerve.

What nerve is associated with loss of knee jerk response?

  • Femoral nerve.

What nerve is associated with loss of hip adduction?

  • Obdurator nerve.

Let’s take it the other way.  If a common perineal nerve is damaged?

  • Loss of dorsiflexion causing foot drop.

If the tibial nerve is damaged?

  • Loss of plantar flexion.

Femoral nerve damaged?

  • Loss of knee jerk response.

If the obdurator nerve is damaged?

  • Loss of hip adduction.

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