Meralgia paresthetica

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Meralgia paresthetica

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The terms "Meralgia paresthetica" returned 22 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Chronic meralgia paresthetica and neurectomy: a clinical pathologic study.
 

Author(s): Sarah E Berini, Robert J Spinner, Mark E Jentoft, Janean K Engelstad, Nathan P Staff, Narupat Suanprasert, P James B Dyck, Christopher J Klein

Journal: Neurology. 2014 Apr;82(17):1551-5.

 

To understand the pathologic and clinical correlates of patients with chronic meralgia paresthetica (MP) undergoing lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) neurectomy.

Last Updated: 29 Apr 2014

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Common anatomical variation in patients with idiopathic meralgia paresthetica: a high resolution ultrasound case-control study.
 

Author(s): Thomas Moritz, Helmut Prosch, Dominik Berzaczy, Wolfgang Happak, Doris Lieba-Samal, Maria Bernathova, Eduard Auff, Gerd Bodner

Journal: Pain Physician. ;16(3):E287-93.

 

Meralgia paresthetica (MP) is a mononeuropathy of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) characterized by pain, numbness or paresthesia on the anterolateral aspect of the thigh. Though several contributing factors have been identified, the cause of its idiopathic form still remains ...

Last Updated: 24 May 2013

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What meralgia paresthetica can hide: renal tumor as an infrequent cause.
 

Author(s): Marco Aurelio Ramírez Huaranga, Andrés Ariza Hernández, Claudia Carolina Ramos Rodríguez, Jesús González García

Journal: Reumatol Clin. ;9(5):319-21.

 

Meralgia paresthetica is a mononeuropathy of the femoral cutaneous nerve with characteristic findings, usually secondary to injury or compression, being most common in the inguinal area. Exceptional cases associated with compressions caused by abdominal or pelvic tumors have been ...

Last Updated: 9 Aug 2013

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