[Meralgia paresthetica. Pathogenesis, clinical aspects and therapy of compression of the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh].

@article{Benini1992MeralgiaPP,
  title={[Meralgia paresthetica. Pathogenesis, clinical aspects and therapy of compression of the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh].},
  author={Arnaldo Benini},
  journal={Schweizerische Rundschau fur Medizin Praxis = Revue suisse de medecine Praxis},
  year={1992},
  volume={81 8},
  pages={215-21}
}
  • Arnaldo Benini
  • Published 1992 in
    Schweizerische Rundschau fur Medizin Praxis…
The lateral femoral cutaneus nerve is vulnerable to entrapment neuropathy where the nerve passes through the lateral end of the inguinal ligament. At the end of last century the clinical manifestation of this condition has been termed Meralgia paresthetica. It is a syndrome of pain, numbness, itching or other dysesthesias in the anterolateral aspect of the thigh, where perception of pinprick and touch often is diminished or lost. 36 patients were operated upon over a period of 17 years. After a… CONTINUE READING

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