Infrapatellar saphenous neuralgia - diagnosis and treatment.

@article{Trescot2013InfrapatellarSN,
  title={Infrapatellar saphenous neuralgia - diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Andrea M. Trescot and Michael N. Brown and Helen W Karl},
  journal={Pain physician},
  year={2013},
  volume={16 3},
  pages={E315-24}
}
Persistent anterior knee pain, especially after surgery, can be very frustrating for the patient and the clinician. Injury to the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve (IPS) is not uncommon after knee surgeries and trauma, yet the diagnosis and treatment of IPS neuralgia is not usually taught in pain training programs. In this case report, we describe the anatomy of the saphenous nerve and specifically the infrapatellar saphenous nerve branch; we also discuss the types of surgical trauma… CONTINUE READING

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In this case report , we describe the anatomy of the saphenous nerve and specifically the infrapatellar saphenous nerve branch ; we also discuss the types of surgical trauma , the clinical presentation , the diagnostic modalities , the diagnostic injection technique , and the treatment options .
In this case report , we describe the anatomy of the saphenous nerve and specifically the infrapatellar saphenous nerve branch ; we also discuss the types of surgical trauma , the clinical presentation , the diagnostic modalities , the diagnostic injection technique , and the treatment options .
Injury to the infrapatellar branch of the saphenous nerve ( IPS ) is not uncommon after knee surgeries and trauma , yet the diagnosis and treatment of IPS neuralgia is not usually taught in pain training programs .
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