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Does the Greater splanchnic nerve in the lower thoracic region

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Does the Greater splanchnic nerve in the lower thoracic region provide the sensory and motor function to the top of one's foot? I had a benign lipoma cut out of my back on 3/17, and have had dropfoot ever since. The incision was approximately 2" to the left of the middle of my spine in the mid to lower thoracic region.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 5 months ago.
HiCommon fibular nerve, or sciatic.Not, this is not from the surgery.You need further investigation.I suggest you see a physical medicine and rehabilitation MD who can give a complete structural exam and diagnosis. OK, so you might have more questions or want to give me more information: Please use reply to expert if you have further questions. When you are ready, please click a positive rating [hopefully excellent—that’s how we are paid, per rating]. If you forgot something, come back. I am here

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