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Singapore Med J 2012; 53(8):551-555
Clinics in diagnostic imaging (140)
Ong MJF, Lim GHT, Kei PL
Correspondence: Dr Marcus Ong Jian Fu, firstname.lastname@example.org
A 77-year-old Chinese female patient presented with acute onset of left lower limb paraesthesia and weakness after she received an intramuscular injection for pain relief in the gluteal region. Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging of her lumbosacral spine and sacral plexus was performed. The MR imaging findings are reviewed and discussed.
Keywords: iatrogenic sciatic nerve injury, intramuscular injection, magnetic resonance imaging, sciatic nerve
Singapore Med J 2012; 53(8): 551–555