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A 51-year-old female asked:

Definition of lumbosacral neuritis?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
See below: Neuritis means inflammation of a nerve, but we would not usually describe lumbosacral nerve problems by that term. Might instead use radiculitis or radiculopathy. Not sure of what context this was introduced, but perhaps this refers to pain radiating from your spine down a leg. If occurring after back surgery, perhaps post-op scarring or arachnoiditis.

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