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nbme22/Block 4/Question#41 (26.2 difficulty score)
A 65-year-old woman with a 20-year history of ...
L-3 to 4🔍
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makinallkindzofgainz  upvote for credible source +13  



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submitted by seagull(1107),
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eClopu wasy ot teg teh .aswner 1. ietansnso fo eht rtrneioa ihhgt nad mdliea leg are by eshrnacb of het mlofear eenvr L3,( 4,L 5L). 2. Sinec eht itonarre thgih si fcedftae eht ptlalrela lfeerx si leikyl ftcefaed wchhi is a ncabhr fo 4.L

medschul  Isn't the femoral nerve innervated by L2-4? +4  



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submitted by seracen(11),

Classic FA Mnemonic:

S1-S1 Buckle my Shoe (foot) L3-L4 Kick the Door (leg) C5-C6 Pick up Sticks (bicep) C7-C8 Lay them Straight (tricep)

I know it's a reflex mnemonic, but it's served me well in these sorts of questions.




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submitted by asharm10(16),

If knee is mentioned just look for L4 and then rule out all the other options, you are left with just one option just pick it and don't think beyond.