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a.1.(Anat.) Pertaining to the genital organs and the thigh; - applied especially to one of the lumbar nerves.
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Genital branch of genitofemoral nerve was blocked by injecting 10 to 15 ml of anaesthetic solution above the mid inguinal point deep to external oblique.
This flap provides sensate coverage of the perineum due to genital branch of the genitofemoral and ilioinguinal nerve.
In the differential diagnosis, bladder syndrome, vulvodynia, levator myalgia, piriformis syndrome, coxodynia, cauda equina syndrome, neuralgias and inflammation of other nerves such as obturator, genitofemoral, or ilioinguinal nerves should be considered.
The genitofemoral nerve is found on the lateral border of the external iliac artery (lateral border of pelvic lymphadenectomy) (Figure 7).
Because of high rates of the congenital absence of the psoas tendon minor, we advocate direct visualization of the genitofemoral nerve by incising the peritoneum; this will avoid nerve entrapment.
The sensory innervation of the scrotum and scrotal contents occurs via the somatic nerves in the genital branch of the genitofemoral nerve (L1-L2) as well as the ilioinguinal nerve (L1) (13).
The innervation of the vas deferens originates from the genitofemoral nerve of the genitalia, pelvic, and testicular plexus.
The ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric, and genitofemoral nerves are in close proximity to Pfannenstiel and laparoscopic port site incisions.
The exclusion criteria were inguinal or femoral hernia, prostatitis or persistent urinary tract disease, backache felt from the T10 to L5 segments, pelvic or lower extremity fracture, or any other problems of the lower limbs prohibiting the subject from fulfilling the treatment course, with clinical findings demonstrating genitofemoral or ilioinguinal nerve entrapment, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug consumption during the treatment course, osteoarthrosis or other disorders of the hip, or any other problem prohibiting the subject from fulfilling the treatment plan [5,7].
Genitofemoral nerve (GFN) neuropathic pain after live laparoscopic donor nephrectomy is a rare complication which can cause pain and great discomfort [1].
Caption: FIGURE 2: Patient photos of the axillary region and the gluteal and genitofemoral region 6 months after treatment with secukinumab showing clearance of most inflammatory lesions.
The three nerves potentially involved are the IIN, iliohypogastric nerve (IHN) and genital branch of the genitofemoral nerve (GFN).