Dermatomes, Myotomes, And Associated Paresthesias

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Dermatomes, Myotomes, And Associated Paresthesias

(taken vertbatum from worksheet, whether it makes sense in text or not ---> not included: muscle weakness (myotome) and reflexes affected)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    DERMATOME: Vertex of skull PARESTHESIAS: None
    • A. 

      C1

    • B. 

      C2

    • C. 

      C3

    • D. 

      C4

  • 2. 
    DERMATOME: Temple, Forehead, Occiput PARESTHESIAS: None
    • A. 

      C1

    • B. 

      C2

    • C. 

      C3

    • D. 

      C4

  • 3. 
    DERMATOME: Entire neck Posterior cheek Temporal area Prolongation forward under mandible PARESTHESIAS: Cheek Side of neck
    • A. 

      C2

    • B. 

      C3

    • C. 

      C4

    • D. 

      C1

  • 4. 
    DERMATOME: Shoulder area Clavicular area Upper Scapular area PARESTHESIAS: Horizontal band along clavicle and upper scapula
    • A. 

      C3

    • B. 

      C4

    • C. 

      C5

    • D. 

      C6

  • 5. 
    DERMATOME: Deltoid area Anterior aspect of entire arm to base of thumb PARESTHESIAS: None
    • A. 

      C3

    • B. 

      C4

    • C. 

      C5

    • D. 

      C6

  • 6. 
    DERMATOME: Anterior arm Radial side of hand to thumb and index fingers PARESTHESIAS: Thumb and index finger
    • A. 

      C5

    • B. 

      C6

    • C. 

      C7

    • D. 

      C8

  • 7. 
    DERMATOME: Lateral arm and forearm to index, long, and ring fingers PARESTHESIAS: Index, long, and ring fingers
    • A. 

      C6

    • B. 

      C7

    • C. 

      C8

    • D. 

      T1

  • 8. 
    DERMATOME: Medial arm and forearm to index, long, and ring fingers PARESTHESIAS: Little finger alone or with two adjacent fingers, NOT ring or long fingers, alone or together
    • A. 

      C6

    • B. 

      C7

    • C. 

      C8

    • D. 

      T1

  • 9. 
    DERMATOME: Medial side of forearm to base of little finger PARESTHESIAS: None
    • A. 

      C8

    • B. 

      T1

    • C. 

      T2

    • D. 

      C7

  • 10. 
    DERMATOME: Medial side of upper arm to medial elbow Pectoral and midscapular areas PARESTHESIAS: None
    • A. 

      C8

    • B. 

      T1

    • C. 

      T2

    • D. 

      T3

  • 11. 
    DERMATOMES: Upper thorax PARESTHESIAS: None
    • A. 

      T3-T6

    • B. 

      T5-T7

    • C. 

      T8-T12

    • D. 

      T1-T2

  • 12. 
    DERMATOMES: Costal margin PARESTHESIAS: None
    • A. 

      T3-T6

    • B. 

      T5-T7

    • C. 

      T8-T12

    • D. 

      T1-T2

  • 13. 
    DERMATOMES: Abdomen and lumbar region PARESTHESIAS: None
    • A. 

      T8-T12

    • B. 

      T1-T2

    • C. 

      T3-T6

    • D. 

      T5-T7

  • 14. 
    DERMATOME: Back, over trochanter and groin PARESTHESIAS: Groin; after holding posture which causes pain
    • A. 

      L1

    • B. 

      L2

    • C. 

      L3

    • D. 

      L4

  • 15. 
    DERMATOME: Back, front of thigh to knee PARESTHESIAS: Occasionally anterior thigh
    • A. 

      L1

    • B. 

      L2

    • C. 

      L3

    • D. 

      L4

  • 16. 
    DERMATOME: Back Upper buttock Anterior thigh and knee Medial lower leg PARESTHESIAS: Medial knee Anterior lower leg
    • A. 

      L2

    • B. 

      L3

    • C. 

      L4

    • D. 

      L5

  • 17. 
    DERMATOME: Medial buttock Lateral thigh Medial leg Dorsum of foot Big toe PARESTHESIAS: Medial aspect of calf and ankle
    • A. 

      L3

    • B. 

      L4

    • C. 

      L5

    • D. 

      S1

  • 18. 
    DERMATOME: Buttock Posterior and lateral thigh Lateral aspect of leg Dorsum of foot Medial half of sole First, second, and third toes PARESTHESIAS: Lateral aspect of leg Medial three toes
    • A. 

      L4

    • B. 

      L5

    • C. 

      S1

    • D. 

      S2

  • 19. 
    DERMATOME: Buttock Thigh Posterior leg PARESTHESIAS: Lateral two toes Lateral foot Lateral leg to knee Plantar aspect of foot
    • A. 

      L5

    • B. 

      S1

    • C. 

      S2

    • D. 

      S3

  • 20. 
    DERMATOME: Buttock Thigh Posterior leg PARESTHESIAS: Lateral leg, knee, and heel
    • A. 

      S1

    • B. 

      S2

    • C. 

      S3

    • D. 

      S4

  • 21. 
    DERMATOME: Groin Medial thigh to knee PARESTHESIAS: None
    • A. 

      S1

    • B. 

      S2

    • C. 

      S3

    • D. 

      S4

  • 22. 
    DERMATOME: Perineum Genitals Lower sacrum PARESTHESIAS: Saddle area Gentials Anus Impotence Massive posterior herniation
    • A. 

      S5

    • B. 

      S2

    • C. 

      S3

    • D. 

      S4

  • 23. 
    Myotome/Muscle Weakness: NONE
    • A. 

      C1, L1, S3

    • B. 

      C1, L2, S3

    • C. 

      C2, L2, S3

    • D. 

      C2, L1, S3

  • 24. 
    Myotome/Muscle Weakness: Longus Colli, SCM, rectus capitis
    • A. 

      C2

    • B. 

      C3

    • C. 

      C4

    • D. 

      C1

  • 25. 
    Myotome/Muscle Weakness: Trapezius, Splenius Capitis
    • A. 

      C2

    • B. 

      C3

    • C. 

      C4

    • D. 

      C5

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