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Flashcards in Lower limb nerve palsies Deck (10):
1

Knee jerk reflex roots

L3/L4

2

Ankle jerk reflex roots

S1

3

Movements to test L1/L2

Hip flexion

4

Movement to test L3/L4

Knee extension

5

Movements to test L5/S1

Hip extension and knee flexion

6

Movement to test L5

Big toe extension

7

Movement to test L4

Ankle dorsiflexion

8

Nerve root for ankle plantar flexion

S1

9

Nerve roots for muscles on the back of the legs

L5 and S1

10

Nerve roots for muscles on the front of the legs

L1-L4