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Flashcards in Dermatomes Deck (4):
1

Which spinal nerve roots innervate the neck and diaphragm?

C2-C4 (need to transect more than one nerve root to lose complete sensation)

2

What spinal nerve roots innervates the upper extremity? where are these sensory receptors?

C5-T1; shoulder, arm (brachia), forearm, wrist, hand

3

A transection below which dermatome causes paraplegia?

T4 (nipple line)

4

Which spinal nerve roots innervates the hip? foot? perianal region?

L1-L4; L5-S2; S3-S4