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S1 damage

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Motor signs: some loss of power of the gluteus maximus and of plantar flexion of the foot may be detectable.

Sensory signs: blunting of sensation extending down the postero-lateral aspect of the shin to the dorsal and plantar surfaces of the outer aspect of the foot may be detectable.

Reflexes: there may be loss of the ankle jerk.

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