plexopathy

plexopathy

 [pleks-op´ah-the]
any disorder of a plexus, especially of nerves.
lumbar plexopathy neuropathy of the lumbar plexus.

plex·op·a·thy

(pleks-op'ă-thē),
Disorder involving one of the major peripheral neural plexuses: cervical, brachial, or lumbosacral.
[plexus + G. pathos, disease]

plexopathy

/plex·op·a·thy/ (pleks-op´ah-the) any disorder of a plexus, especially of nerves.
lumbar plexopathy  neuropathy of the lumbar plexus.

plex·op·a·thy

(pleks-op'ă-thē)
Disorder involving one of the major peripheral neural plexus: cervical, brachial, or lumbosacral.
[plexus + G. pathos, disease]

plexopathy

any disorder of a plexus, especially of nerves.

lumbar plexopathy
neuropathy of the lumbar plexus.
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Weakness during foot inversion is suggestive of sciatic neuropathy or lumbosacral plexopathy.
One patient had findings typical of brachial plexopathy which was later on confirmed by nerve conduction study as axonal injury.
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Disease processes affecting the brachial plexus can be subdivided into the following broad categories: traumatic injury and several nontraumatic subtypes, including: infection, inflammatory brachial neuritis/neuropathy, benign or malignant neoplasms, radiation-induced plexopathy, vascular abnormalities, and compression of the plexus.