The Lumbosacral Plexus
This program is worth up to 3.0 CME credits.
Many patients present with weakness or sensory loss in one lower extremity. It is expected that the practicing neurologist would be able to render an accurate diagnosis of a mononeuropathy (e.g. fibular neuropathy), lumbosacral plexopathy or radiculopathy on the basis of a bedside clinical examination rather than relying on electrodiagnostic or imaging studies. This course will provide an approach by which these patients may be assessed with a high degree of accuracy.
Up to 3.0 CME credits
*Free access is limited to one course at a time for eligible members.
As a result of this program the learner will:
Develop a short, precise differential diagnosis for pathological processes affecting one or both lower extremities through neuroanatomical localization and ancillary electrodiagnostic testing that will finalize the diagnosis.
- Patient Care
- Medical Knowledge
- Practice-Based Learning and Improvement
- Systems-Based Practice
Date of Release
July 20, 2017
This module is eligible for CME credits for three years from the release date.
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DANIEL L. MENKES, MD, FAAN
Professor and Chairman of Neurology
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Royal Oak, Michigan
*Dr. Menkes has received personal compensation for activities with Neurotron corporation.
A. GORDON SMITH, MD, FAAN
University of Utah Department of Neurology
Salt Lake City, Utah
*Dr. Smith has received personal compensation for activities with CSL Behring, Grifols, and Allergan as a consultant. Dr. Smith has received personal compensation in an editorial capacity for NeuroLearn. Dr. Smith has received research support from th NIH, the ADA, and Impeto.
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