Somatosensory evoked potentials from cervical and lumbosacral dermatomes

R. Liguori, G. Taher, W. Trojaborg

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A method for recording the somatosensory evoked potentials after stimulation of the cervical and lumbosacral dermatomes is described. Normative values and their ranges are given for each dermatome including left-right differences. A significant correlation was found between latencies and conduction distance. Dermatomal SEPs may play a role in diagnosing cervical and lumbosacral radiculopathies.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)161-166
Number of pages6
JournalActa Neurologica Scandinavica
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1991


  • cervical dermatomes
  • lumbosacral dermatomes
  • segmental innervation
  • SEP

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)


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