Clinical Neuroscience

[Lumbar pseudoradicular pain part 1: anatomical principles]

KASÓ Gábor1, DÓCZI Tamás1, DÁVID Károly1

JULY 20, 1997

Clinical Neuroscience - 1997;50(07-08)

[Most low back and leg pain, caused by degenerative disorders of the lumbar spine can be classified as referred (projected) pain. One of the types of referred pain is pseudoradicular pain originating from the characteristics of innervation of the spinal motion segment. Ventral parts of the spinal motion segment are supplied by the sinuvertebral nerve and the sympathetic nervous system, while the dorsal compartment is innervated by dorsal rami of the spinal nerves and both systems show considerable segmental overlap]

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  1. Pécsi Orvostudományi Egyetem, Idegsebészeti Klinika, Pécs

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