Diagnosis and treatment of meralgia paresthetica.

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of meralgia paresthetica.},
  author={Anthony Summers},
  journal={The Nurse practitioner},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={43-4, 46}
  • Anthony Summers
  • Published 1984 in
    Emergency nurse : the journal of the RCN Accident…
Many patients present to emergency departments with lower back pain, for which there are several differential diagnoses. One of these is meralgia paresthetica, an obscure and benign condition first described in the late 19th century. Nurse practitioners should familiarise themselves with the symptoms of meralgia paresthetica so that they can make… CONTINUE READING