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Total Abdominal Hysterectomy with Injury to Nerves of the Left Leg - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
This stock medical exhibit depicts a total adominal hysterectomy with injury to the nerves of the left leg. The first illustration shows an anterior view of a pfannenstiel incision with O'Sullivan-O'Connor self-retaining retractors in place. The second illustration is a sagittal cross-section through the female abdomen, showing an endometrioma among the structures of the pelvis. The third illustration shows the mechanism of injury in an anterior view of the lower body. It includes injury to the left femoral nerve, injury to the peroneal division of the left lumbosacral plexus, weakness and atrophy of the quadriceps muscles, loss of sensation in the thigh and weakness and atrophy of the anterior and posterior tibialis muscles of the left leg.