Lumbar plexus (mnemonic)

Dr Dan J Bell and Dr Henry Knipe et al.

Handy mnemonics to recall the branches of the lumbar plexus are:​

  • Indecent Ian Gets Laid On Fridays Luckily
  • Itchy Igor Gets Laid On Fridays Luckily
    • (ItcHy - iliohypogastric, IGor - ilioinguinal)
  • IIGLO For aLl
    • IIGLO is used in place of an igloo

Mnemonic

Note, some texts do not include the lumbosacral trunk as part of the lumbar plexus. 

Anatomy: Lower limb
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