(MP) is a nerve entrapment that may cause pain, numbness, hypersensitivity, and paresthesia within the anterolateral region of the thigh, which is the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) distribution area (1).
Analogous to meralgia paresthetica
or cheiralgia paresthetica, the name of the disorder is derived from the ancient Greek words noton, "back" and algia, "pain" (13).
###platelet-rich plasma (PRP), meralgia paresthetica
Additionally, brachial plexus neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica
, acute immune demyelinating polyneuropathy (Guillain-Barre Syndrome), and chronic immune demyelinating polyneuropathy may occur during pregnancy (25-28).
described the case of a patient suffering from meralgia paresthetica
with symptoms of numbness, paresthesia, and pain in the anterolateral part of the thigh.
, a painful mononeuropathy of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN), can result from injury, compression or mechanical irritation of the latter.
Knowledge of variations in the origin of the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh from the femoral nerve is useful for clinicians who are treating patients with meralgia paresthetica
(Astik & Dave, 2011), and for anesthetists giving targeted blocks in the femoral or lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh.
Another cachectic patient who had meralgia paresthetica
and severe sensory symptoms (No.
Other conditions that need to be ruled out when assessing the elderly patient with lower extremity symptoms include, diabetic neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica
radiculopathy due to lumbar disc herniation, cervical spinal stenosis, knee OA and degenerative facet and sacroiliac joints.
THE DAMAGE: A few years back, Canada's Dr Malvinder Parmar was one of the first experts to note that tight trousers can squeeze a sensory nerve under the hip bone, causing a tingling, burning sensation to shoot down the leg, something called meralgia paresthetica
SKINNY JEANS & CAPRI PANTS The damage: A few years back, Canada's Dr Malvinder Parmar noted tight trousers can squeeze a sensory nerve under the hip bone, causing a tingling, burning sensation shooting down the leg, known as meralgia paresthetica
. Summer solution: Opt for baggier fit jeans or high-waisted trousers, which don't squeeze hips.
Other chapters address mechanisms of neuropathic pain, therapeutics, carpal tunnel syndrome, cervical radiculopathy, meralgia paresthetica
, Lyme radiculopathy, neuralgic amyotrophy, herpes zoster infection, polyneuropathies, inherited amyloidosis, sarcoidosis, Fabry disease, proximal myotonic myopathy, complex regional pain syndrome, polymyalgia rheumatica, phantom pain, Brown-Sequard syndrome, syringomyelia, and headache disorders, and give information on the patient's history, clinical findings, investigations, diagnosis, and treatment.