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Noun1.meralgia - pain in the thighmeralgia - pain in the thigh      
hurting, pain - a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder; "the patient developed severe pain and distension"
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n. meralgia, dolor en el pie que puede extenderse hasta el muslo;
___ paresthetic___ parestética.
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Meralgia paresthetica (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).
Additionally, brachial plexus neuropathy, meralgia paresthetica, acute immune demyelinating polyneuropathy (Guillain-Barre Syndrome), and chronic immune demyelinating polyneuropathy may occur during pregnancy (25-28).
Peripheral neuropathic pain was due to metatarsalgia, carpal tunnel syndrome, low back pain with irradiation, and meralgia paresthetica.
Meralgia paresthetica, a painful mononeuropathy of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN), can result from injury, compression or mechanical irritation of the latter.
Objective examination noted for mild tenderness at the mid-line thigh/inguinal junction and decreased sensation in the left thigh consistent with meralgia paraesthetica.
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.
Treatment of meralgia paresthetica with ultrasound-guided pulsed radiofrequency ablation of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve.
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.