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1

A _____ is an area of skin supplied by cutaneous branches of a single spinal nerve

dermatome

2

Can neighboring dermatomes overlap

yes

3

How can dermatomes be assessed

with soft touch or pin prick

4

Dermatomes are useful in identifying the location of a _____ nerve lesion

spinal

5

C3 Dermatome

side of neck

6

C4 dermatome

along clavicle and upper scapula

7

C5 dermatome

deltoid

8

C6 dermatome

thumb/index finger

9

C7 dermatome

long finger

10

What does tome mean in greek

to cut or sections

11

C8 dermatome

little finger

12

T1 dermatome

medial forearm

13

T2 dermatome

medial upper arm

14

L1 dermatome

trochanter

15

L2 dermatome

anterior thigh

16

L3 dermatome

medial lower leg

17

L4 dermatome

dorsum of foot/big toe

18

L5 dermatome

2nd and 3rd toes

19

S1 dermatome

lateral foot

20

S2 dermatome

heel

21

A _____ is a muscle or muscle group that is innervated by a single spinal nerve

myotome

22

_____ may signal a spinal nerve lesion

weakness

23

Are myotomes assessed slowly or quickly`

quickly

24

C5 myotome

deltoid

25

C6 myotome

elbow flexors

26

C7 myotome

triceps

27

C8 myotome

finger abduction/adduction

28

L2 myotome

hip flexors

29

L3 myotome

knee extensors

30

L4 myotome

dorsiflexors