Disease Information for Femoral neuropathy

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Anterior leg pain
Leg pains/squatting
Leg/lower extremity pains
Quadriceps/thigh weakness signs
Thigh muscle atrophy
Thigh muscle weakness
Thigh pain
Anterior thigh pain
Dysesthesia anterior thigh
Hypesthesia anterior thigh
Knee reflex decrease
Sensory Ataxia
Staggering Gait
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Femoral neuropathy
Ataxia Disorder
Mononeuropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Groin area involvement/disorder (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Entrapment neuropathy (ex)
PROCESS/Mononeuropathy tendency (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
disease (or disorder) femoral nerve, Femoral Mononeuropathies, Femoral Mononeuropathy, FEMORAL NERVE DIS, Femoral Nerve Disease, Femoral Nerve Diseases, Femoral nerve disorder, Femoral nerve lesion, Femoral nerve lesions, Femoral nerve palsy, Femoral Neuropathies, Femoral Neuropathy, Femoral neuropathy (disorder), Lesion of femoral nerve, Mononeuropathies Femoral, Mononeuropathy Femoral, Nerve Disease Femoral, Nerve Diseases Femoral, Neuropathies Femoral, Neuropathy Femoral, Synonym/Femoral nerve palsy
Definition

Disease involving the femoral nerve. The femoral nerve may be injured by ISCHEMIA (e.g., in association with DIABETIC NEUROPATHIES), nerve compression, trauma, COLLAGEN DISEASES, and other disease processes. Clinical features include MUSCLE WEAKNESS or PARALYSIS of hip flexion and knee extension, ATROPHY of the quadriceps muscles, reduced or absent patellar reflex, and impaired sensation over the anterior and medial thigh.

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