femoral nerve

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Synonyms for femoral nerve

one of a pair of nerves that originate from lumbar nerves and supply the muscles and skin of the anterior part of the thigh

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This patient initially exhibited a femoral neuropathy, noted both clinically and then confirmed with electrodiagnostic studies.
Femoral neuropathy following cardiac catheterization is an extremely rare but an unpleasant complication as it may decrease the quality of life of the patient.
1) Retroperitoneal hemorrhage is a serious and well-described complication in patients who develop increased anticoagulation, and may result in a femoral neuropathy.
Lesions affecting the upper plexus may be confused with femoral neuropathy when anterior thigh pain and paraesthesias or quadriceps weakness are the presenting symptoms.
Simmons C Jr, Izant TH, Rothman RH, et al: Femoral neuropathy following total hip arthroplasty: Anatomic study, case reports, and literature review.