Meralgia paresthetica

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Meralgia paresthetica

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The terms "Meralgia paresthetica" returned 25 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Clinical Efficacy of Pulsed Radiofrequency Neuromodulation for Intractable Meralgia Paresthetica.
 

Author(s): Jae Jun Lee, Jong Hee Sohn, Hyuk Jai Choi, Jin Seo Yang, Kwang Ho Lee, Hye Jin Do, Sung Ho Lee, Yong Jun Cho

Journal: Pain Physician. 2016 Mar;19(3):173-9.

 

Meralgia paresthetica (MP) is a neurologic disorder of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN), which is characterized by a localized area of paresthesia and numbness on the anterolateral aspect of the thigh. In most patients with MP, symptoms can be successfully managed with conservative ...

Last Updated: 24 Mar 2016

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Meralgia paresthetica with lumbar neurinoma: Case report.
 

Author(s): H Arabi, S Khalfaoui, I El Bouchti, R Rokhsi, M A Benhima, H Saidi, A Elktaibi

Journal: Ann Phys Rehabil Med. 2015 Dec;58(6):359-61.

 

Last Updated: 15 Dec 2015

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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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The terms "Meralgia paresthetica" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Meralgia paresthetica caused by entrapment of the lateral femoral subcutaneous nerve at the fascia lata of the thigh: a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): Yasuyuki Omichi, Ichiro Tonogai, Shinsuke Kaji, Teruaki Sangawa, Koichi Sairyo

Journal: J. Med. Invest.. 2015 ;62(3-4):248-50.

 

Meralgia paresthetica (MP) causes tingling, stinging or a burning sensation in the anterolateral part of the thigh, usually as a result of entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) at the inguinal ligament (IL) due to mechanical or iatrogenic injury. However, there ...

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2015

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Meralgia paresthetica: diagnosis and management strategies.
 

Author(s): Donal Harney, Jacob Patijn

Journal: Pain Med. ;8(8):669-77.

 

Meralgia paresthetica (MP), coined from the Greek words meros (thigh and algos), meaning pain, is a neurological disorder characterized by a localized area of paresthesia and numbness on the anterolateral aspect of the thigh. The incidence of MP is more common than often reported ...

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2007

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