Lumbar plexus (mnemonic)

Last revised by Craig Hacking on 18 Apr 2023

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)

  • I (twice) Get Laid On Fridays

  • IIGLO For aLl

    • IIGLO is used in place of an igloo

  • Interested In Getting Lucky On Friday, Love?


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

See also

A handy mnemonic to recall the roots of the lumbar plexus.

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Cases and figures

  • Figure 1: lumbar plexus (diagram)
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