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Sensory loss of skin overlying symphysis down to labium majus, nil motor loss

Ilio-hypgastric: (T12-L1) Directly cut or suture entrapment with Pfannenstiel.

2

Sensory loss of medial aspect of labium majus, nil motor loss

Ilio-inguinal: (T12-L1) Directly cut or suture entrapment with Pfannenstiel.

3

Sensory loss of anterior/medial leg & thigh, unable to lift knee (quadriceps)

Femoral: (L2-L4) Use of large blade self-retaining retractor, exaggerated hip flexion in dorsal lithotomy position

4

Foot drop, foot inversion

Lateral Peroneal: (L4-S2) Lateral displacement of knee with insufficient knee support (as in dorsal lithotomy position), hyperflexion of knee and hip (as in MMK).

5

Sensory loss of skin overlying symphysis down to labium majus, nil motor loss

Ilio-hypgastric: (T12-L1) Directly cut or suture entrapment with Pfannenstiel.