Disease Information for Meralgia paresthetica

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Local paresthesias
Anterior leg pain
Hip Inner Thigh Pain
Leg/lower extremity pains
Thigh pain
Anterior thigh pain
Dysesthesia anterior thigh
Hypesthesia anterior thigh
Local numbness
Loss pain/temperature sensation/anterior thigh
Neuropathic Epicritic Pain
Hip Pain
Disease Progression
Course/2 to 3 months
Course/2-5 months
Course/Acute
Course/Benign course/disorder
Course/Self limited usually
Course/Several months
Course/Some residual effects/possible
Course/Subacute
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Obese
Patient/Obesity/massive
Patient/Pregnant
Patient/Diabetes mellitus
Population Group
Man
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Adult Aged Only
Population/Adult/all
Population/Male
Population/Man patient
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cutaneous neuropathy/traumatic
Meralgia paresthetica
Mononeuropathy
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
CLASS/Peripheral nerve disease (ex)
Process
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Traumatic/regeneration (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
PROCESS/Trauma (category)
PROCESS/Entrapment neuropathy (ex)
PROCESS/Mononeuropathy tendency (ex)
PROCESS/Pressure neuropathy/cutaneous nerve (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
Bernhardt Rot syndrome, BERNHARDT ROTH SYNDROME, Bernhardt's paraesthesia, Bernhardt's paresthesia, Compression of lateral cutaneous femoral nerve of thigh, Entrap of lat cut nrve of thig, entrapment neuropathic nerve lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh, Entrapment of lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh, Lateral cutaneous femoral nerve of thigh compression or syndrome, Lateral cutaneous femoral nerve of thigh syndrome, Meralgia para aesthetica, Meralgia paraesthetica, Meralgia paresthetica, Meralgia paresthetica (disorder), n cutaneus femoris lateralis disorder, n cutaneus femoris lateralis syndrome, PARESTHESIA BERNHARDT, Roth, Synonym/Bernhardt-Roth syndrome, Synonym/Bernhardt's paresthesia, Synonym/Mononeuropathy lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
Treatment
Other Treatments
TX/Treatment often ineffective
Definition
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