femoral neuropathy

Summary

Summary: 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 MUSCLE, reduced or absent patellar reflex, and impaired sensation over the anterior and medial thigh.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Nerve conduction studies of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. Implications in the diagnosis of meralgia paresthetica
    Mary J Russo
    Department of Neurology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Am J Electroneurodiagnostic Technol 45:180-5. 2005
  2. ncbi Meralgia paresthetica following gynecologic and obstetric surgery
    G Peters
    Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Fazakerley, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 95:42-3. 2006
  3. ncbi Transient femoral neuropathy after abdominoplasty
    Edward A Pechter
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 61:492-3. 2008
  4. ncbi Lateral femoral cutaneous neuralgia: an anatomical insight
    L C Dias Filho
    Department of Morphology, Faculty of Medicine, Pernambuco Federal University, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Clin Anat 16:309-16. 2003
  5. ncbi Femoral nerve palsy after mandibular reconstruction with microvascular iliac flap: a complication under anticoagulation therapy
    C Toro
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 36:270-3. 2007
  6. ncbi Retroperitoneal hematoma associated with femoral neuropathy: a complication under antiplatelets therapy
    A Nakao
    Department of Surgery I, Okayama University Medical School, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 55:363-6. 2001
  7. ncbi The treatment of femoral neuropathy due to pseudotumour caused by metal-on-metal resurfacing arthroplasty
    P Harvie
    Oxford Tumour and Joint Reconstruction Service, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK
    Hip Int 18:313-20. 2008
  8. ncbi Iliopsoas bursitis-associated femoral neuropathy exacerbated after internal fixation of an intertrochanteric hip fracture in rheumatoid arthritis: a case report
    Asami Tokita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 18:394-8. 2008
  9. ncbi Acute femoral neuropathy: a rare complication after renal transplantation
    H Van Veer
    Department of Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 42:4384-8. 2010
  10. ncbi Iatrogenic femoral neuropathy: two cases and literature update
    Abdullah Al-Ajmi
    Consultant Neurologist, Regional Hospital Farwaniya, Kuwait
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 12:66-75. 2010

Research Grants

  1. Role of Endogenous Opioid System in the Placebo Effect
    James Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. MECHANISMS OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN
    James Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications144 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Nerve conduction studies of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. Implications in the diagnosis of meralgia paresthetica
    Mary J Russo
    Department of Neurology, The George Washington University, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    Am J Electroneurodiagnostic Technol 45:180-5. 2005
    ..This simple change in technique requires no more effort, cost, or training on the part of the operator yet produces a much higher percentage of responses...
  2. ncbi Meralgia paresthetica following gynecologic and obstetric surgery
    G Peters
    Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Fazakerley, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 95:42-3. 2006
  3. ncbi Transient femoral neuropathy after abdominoplasty
    Edward A Pechter
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 61:492-3. 2008
    ..Although it has been described after a variety of operative procedures, this article describes what may be the first reported occurrence of femoral neuropathy after abdominoplasty.
  4. ncbi Lateral femoral cutaneous neuralgia: an anatomical insight
    L C Dias Filho
    Department of Morphology, Faculty of Medicine, Pernambuco Federal University, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
    Clin Anat 16:309-16. 2003
    ..In 36% of cases there was no posterior branch of the nerve, which is correlated to lateral femoral cutaneous neuralgia symptoms often being limited to the anterior branch region. An accessory nerve was found in 30% of cases...
  5. ncbi Femoral nerve palsy after mandibular reconstruction with microvascular iliac flap: a complication under anticoagulation therapy
    C Toro
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Udine, Udine, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 36:270-3. 2007
    ..This case illustrates the need to be aware of this type of complication and its clinical manifestations for patients under anticoagulant therapy in the perioperative period during microvascular reconstructions...
  6. ncbi Retroperitoneal hematoma associated with femoral neuropathy: a complication under antiplatelets therapy
    A Nakao
    Department of Surgery I, Okayama University Medical School, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 55:363-6. 2001
    ..compressing the femoral nerve and performed an operation to remove the hematoma in order to decompress the femoral neuropathy. Postoperatively, the patient rapidly recovered from the femoral neuropathy...
  7. ncbi The treatment of femoral neuropathy due to pseudotumour caused by metal-on-metal resurfacing arthroplasty
    P Harvie
    Oxford Tumour and Joint Reconstruction Service, Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford, UK
    Hip Int 18:313-20. 2008
    ..Pseudotumours may also present with a major nerve palsy. Two cases of femoral neuropathy due to pseudotumour masses caused by metal-on-metal resurfacing arthroplasty are presented...
  8. ncbi Iliopsoas bursitis-associated femoral neuropathy exacerbated after internal fixation of an intertrochanteric hip fracture in rheumatoid arthritis: a case report
    Asami Tokita
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Institute of Rheumatology, Tokyo Women s Medical University, 10 22 Kawada, Shinjuku, Tokyo 162 0054, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 18:394-8. 2008
    ..We would recommend that bursa excision be considered even in cases of iliopsoas bursitis associated with mild femoral neuropathy when destructive changes in the hip joint are also present.
  9. ncbi Acute femoral neuropathy: a rare complication after renal transplantation
    H Van Veer
    Department of Abdominal Transplant Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Transplant Proc 42:4384-8. 2010
    b>Femoral neuropathy is a rare but disabling complication following renal transplantation and pelvic surgery in general...
  10. ncbi Iatrogenic femoral neuropathy: two cases and literature update
    Abdullah Al-Ajmi
    Consultant Neurologist, Regional Hospital Farwaniya, Kuwait
    J Clin Neuromuscul Dis 12:66-75. 2010
    Iatrogenic femoral neuropathy is an uncommon surgical or obstetric complication that may be underreported...
  11. ncbi Acute femoral neuropathy secondary to an iliacus muscle hematoma
    M Seijo-Martinez
    Neurology Service, Complexo Hospitalario de Pontevedra, Loureiro Crespo s n, Pontevedra 36 001, Spain
    J Neurol Sci 209:119-22. 2003
    ..iliacus muscle hematoma, appearing immediately after a minor physical maneuver, presenting with pain and femoral neuropathy initially evidenced by massive quadriceps muscle fasciculations...
  12. ncbi Femoral neuropathy following retroperitoneal hemorrhage: case series and review of the literature
    Shane S Parmer
    Division of Vascular Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 20:536-40. 2006
    b>Femoral neuropathy due to retroperitoneal hematoma has been infrequently described in the literature...
  13. pmc Case report: femoral neuropathy secondary to total hip arthroplasty wear debris
    Samo K Fokter
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Trauma, Celje General Hospital, Oblakova 5, SLO 3000, Celje, Slovenia
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:3032-5. 2009
    ..During surgical removal of the cyst, a defect of the inner acetabular wall was noted. After subsequent revision arthroplasty with allograft bone, the patient's clinical symptoms improved and his EMG returned to normal...
  14. ncbi Femoral neuropathy caused by reinforcement ring malposition and extruded bone-cement after revision total hip arthroplasty
    Yoshitaka Tani
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Miyawaki Hospital, Shiga, Japan
    J Arthroplasty 17:516-8. 2002
    b>Femoral neuropathy occurred after revision total hip arthroplasty as a result of pressure from the reinforcement ring and extruded bone-cement (polymethyl methacrylate)...
  15. ncbi Femoral nerve palsy caused by a self-retaining polyretractor during major pelvic surgery
    Carlo Corbu
    Luciano Giuliani Institute of Urology, University of Genoa, Italy
    Urol Int 68:66-8. 2002
    Postoperative femoral neuropathy is not a well-recognized complication in urology. We report 2 cases of femoral nerve palsy due to compression ascribed to the use of the self-retaining retractor...
  16. ncbi Electrodiagnostic approach to the patient with suspected mononeuropathy of the lower extremity
    Bashar Katirji
    Department of Neurology, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 5098, USA
    Neurol Clin 20:479-501, vii. 2002
    ..In this section, the author emphasizes the EDX studies of most lower extremity mononeuropathies and discusses, briefly, their anatomical and clinical aspects...
  17. ncbi Bilateral meralgia paresthetica after cesarian section with epidural analgesia
    Friedemann Paul
    J Peripher Nerv Syst 11:98-9. 2006
  18. ncbi [Peripheral neuropathic pain relieved by somatosensory rehabilitation]
    F Mathis
    Centre de Réeducation Sensitive, Clinique Generale, Fribourg
    Rev Med Suisse 3:2745-8. 2007
    ..Lastly, the result of the somatosensory rehabilitation of femoral neuralgia (NNT = 1.8) is documented on the basis of a prospective study done on 59 patients...
  19. ncbi Transient femoral neuropathy after harvest of bone from the iliac crest
    Adrian Farrow
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Monklands District General Hospital, Airdrie, Lanarkshire ML6 OJS, Scotland, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 42:572-4. 2004
    ..For postoperative analgesia, she was given a bupivacaine infusion into the iliac wound. She developed a temporary left femoral mononeuropathy from which she recovered completely...
  20. ncbi Involvement of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve as source of persistent pain after total hip arthroplasty
    A Lee Dellon
    Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Baltimode, Maryland, USA
    J Arthroplasty 23:480-5. 2008
    ..One of the 3 patients reported here had a coexisting meralgia paresthetica that was treated by the same operative approach. The orthopedic surgeon should include the LFC nerve as an origin of persistent pain after total hip arthroplasty...
  21. ncbi Meralgia paresthetica in a policeman: the belt or the gun
    Nurten Korkmaz
    Plast Reconstr Surg 114:1012-3. 2004
  22. ncbi Somatosensory evoked potentials predict neurolysis outcome in meralgia paraesthetica
    Gavin Davis
    ANZ J Surg 74:805-6; author reply 806-7. 2004
  23. ncbi Bilateral femoral neuropathy associated with disseminated intravascular coagulopathy: a case report
    C Y Cheok
    Orthopaedic Unit, Department of Surgery, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Med J Malaysia 61:97-9. 2006
    ..Its related pathoanatomy is discussed based on the described evidences in the literature. Nonoperative treatment remains as a recommended option for coagulopathy-related neuropathy...
  24. ncbi Meralgia paresthetica caused by hip-huggers in a patient with aberrant course of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
    Jong Woong Park
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Muscle Nerve 35:678-80. 2007
    ..Ultrasonography was useful for detecting the lesion site and the abnormal pathway of the LFCN. After neurectomy of the LFCN, most of the symptoms of MP were relieved, but mild hypesthesia remained in the lateral thigh...
  25. ncbi Iliac compartment block following ilioinguinal iliohypogastric nerve block
    Thiayagarajan Shivashanmugam
    Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India
    Paediatr Anaesth 16:1084-6. 2006
    ..25%) of bupivacaine administered in the smallest indicated volume of 0.25 ml.kg-1 using a double-shot technique...
  26. ncbi Femoral nerve entrapment
    A Azuelos
    European Neurosurgical Institute, Treviso, Italy
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 92:61-2. 2005
    ..Microsurgical nerve decompression, and the elimination of neurovascular conflict gave satisfactory results. The best result has been observed in neurovascular conflict cases...
  27. pmc A case of femoral compressive neuropathy in AL amyloidosis
    Eun Ha Kang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 20:524-7. 2005
    ..Femoral compressive neuropathy has never been reported in association with amyloid induced iliopsoas hypertrophic myopathy. This report expands the clinical spectrum of AL amyloidosis...
  28. ncbi Characterization of chronic constriction of the saphenous nerve, a model of neuropathic pain in mice showing rapid molecular and electrophysiological changes
    Jean Sébastien Walczak
    Department of Pharmacology, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Neurosci Res 83:1310-22. 2006
    ..This model takes advantage of the possible use in the future of genetically modified mice and of an exclusively sensory nerve for a comprehensive study of peripheral mechanisms of neuropathic pain...
  29. ncbi [Postoperative meralgia paresthetica]
    E Blanca Jover
    An Pediatr (Barc) 65:504. 2006
  30. ncbi Decompression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve in the treatment of meralgia paresthetica
    Ivica Ducic
    Department of Plastic Surgery, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Reconstr Microsurg 22:113-8. 2006
    ..LFCN neurolysis alone had better results, compared to combined LFCN neurolysis and nerve resection. The conclusion is that neurolysis of the LFCN is an effective treatment for MP in properly selected patients...
  31. ncbi Transient femoral nerve palsy associated with a synovial cyst of the hip in a patient with spinal cord injury
    K P Robinson
    Arthroplasty Unit, Northern General Hospital, Herries Road, Sheffield, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 89:107-8. 2007
    ..An MRI scan confirmed a synovial cyst originating from the left hip joint, lying adjacent to the femoral nerve. The cyst expanded on standing, causing a transient femoral nerve palsy. The symptoms resolved after excision of the cyst...
  32. ncbi Risk of nerve damage from vascular access catheters
    K R Vege
    Anaesthesia 61:615-6. 2006
  33. ncbi Postoperative femoral motor neuropathy: diagnosis and treatment without neurologic consultation or testing
    James Fanning
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Summa Health System, Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine, Akron 44309, USA
    J Reprod Med 52:285-8. 2007
    ..To review the diagnosis and treatment of postoperative femoral motor neuropathy without neurologic consultation or testing...
  34. ncbi Dr Jacob Mackiewicz (1887-1966) and his sign
    Avi Ohryi
    Savyon, Israel
    J Med Biogr 15:102-3. 2007
    ..This manoeuvre indicates a femoral nerve injury'...
  35. ncbi Prolonged femoral nerve palsy after ilio-inguinal nerve block
    Y Salib
    Reg Anesth Pain Med 32:271. 2007
  36. ncbi Meralgia paresthetica: an unusual complication of cardiac catheterization via the femoral artery
    Rob Butler
    Department of Cardiology, Green Lane Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 56:69-71. 2002
    ..We report a case of meralgia paresthetica, a mononeuropathy affecting the lateral cutaneous nerve of the thigh following uncomplicated cardiac catheterization and percutaneous intervention via this route...
  37. ncbi Documenting neuropathy of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve using the Pressure-Specified Sensory Testing device
    J Henk Coert
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Plast Surg 50:373-7. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi [Inflammatory pseudotumor of the ileopsoas muscle with femoral paralysis caused by massive metal abrasion of a hip endoprosthesis]
    S Leinung
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik I, Universitat Leipzig, Liebigstrasse 20a, 04103 Leipzig
    Chirurg 73:725-8. 2002
    ..The wide excision revealed a rare inflammatory tumour in the left ileopsoas muscle due to the excessive abrasion of the metal hip endoprosthesis...
  39. ncbi Meralgia paraesthetica. A complication of a patient-positioning device in total hip replacement
    J Kitson
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Torbay Hospital, Torquay, Devon, England, UK
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 84:589-90. 2002
    ..We describe three patients who developed meralgia paraesthetica after the use of a well-padded and carefully-placed patient-positioning device in total hip replacement...
  40. ncbi [Delayed paresis of the femoral nerve after total hip arthroplasty associated with hereditary neuropathy with liability to pressure palsies (HNPP)]
    A Schuh
    Orthopädische Klinik Rummelsberg, Schwarzenbruck
    Orthopade 33:836-40. 2004
    ..It should be taken into consideration in cases of atypical findings of compression syndromes of peripheral nerves or delayed neuropathy, e. g., after total hip arthroplasty...
  41. ncbi A clinical case and anatomical study of the innervation supply of the vastus medialis muscle
    H Ozer
    2nd Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Dr Muhittin Ulker Emergency Care and Traumatology Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 12:119-22. 2004
    ..Isolated VM atrophy has not been previously reported. The purpose of the study was to identify the anatomical structures around the FN branch which innervates the VM muscle...
  42. ncbi Temporary femoral nerve palsy after ilioinguinal nerve blockade combined with splash block for post-inguinal herniorrhaphy analgesia in a pediatric patient
    Tung Ying Tsai
    Department of Anesthesiology, Chia Yi Christian Hospital, Chia Yi, Taiwan, ROC
    Acta Anaesthesiol Taiwan 45:237-40. 2007
    ..The patient made a complete recovery 8 hrs after surgery without any treatment. We discuss the mechanism of this complication and strategies to reduce this complication...
  43. ncbi Hemangiomatosis presenting as meralgia paresthetica
    T Yamamoto
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan
    J Pediatr Surg 36:518-20. 2001
    ..To our knowledge, hemangiomatosis has never been suggested as a cause of meralgia paresthetica...
  44. ncbi Femoral, saphenous nerve palsy after tourniquet use: a case report
    Ira D Kornbluth
    Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:909-11. 2003
    ..Further evaluation should be considered if patients who are having persistent weakness or sensory findings after surgery have used a tourniquet...
  45. ncbi Nervous system dysfunction in Henoch-Schonlein syndrome: systematic review of the literature
    Luca Garzoni
    Department of Paediatrics, Mendrisio and Bellinzona Hospitals, University Children s Hospital Bern, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:1524-9. 2009
    ..CNS or peripheral nervous system dysfunction sometimes occurs in Henoch-Schönlein patients...
  46. ncbi Neurological complications in kidney transplant recipients
    Claudio Ponticelli
    IRCCS, Italian Auxologic Institute, Milan Italy
    J Nephrol 18:521-8. 2005
    ..Peripheral mononeuritis and polyneuritis may also occur. An acute femoral neuropathy may occur in about 2% of patients as a result of nerve compression after operation...
  47. pmc Complications of femoral nerve block for total knee arthroplasty
    Sanjeev Sharma
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lahey Clinic Medical Center, 41 Mall Road, Burlington, MA 01805, USA
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:135-40. 2010
    ..We recommend postoperative protocols be modified for patients who have FNB to account for decreased quadriceps function in the early postoperative period, which can lead to falls...
  48. ncbi Femoral nerve injury after gynecologic laparoscopy
    Andrea Porzionato
    Department of Human Anatomy and Physiology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    J Minim Invasive Gynecol 15:105-7. 2008
    ..After operation, the patient showed irreversible femoral neuropathy, with left thigh weakness and allodynic paresthesias, from the site of the left trocar insertion to the ..
  49. ncbi Gabapentin for the treatment of neuropathic pain in a pregnant horse
    Jennifer L Davis
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 231:755-8. 2007
    ..A 24-year-old 732-kg (1,610-lb) pregnant Belgian draft horse mare developed neuropathy and signs of intractable pain following colic surgery...
  50. ncbi Lumbosacral plexopathy after dual kidney transplantation
    S S Dhillon
    Department of Internal Medicine, St Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, OH, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 36:1045-8. 2000
    ..However, isolated femoral neuropathy after renal transplantation has been reported, as the distal portion of this nerve is supplied by branches ..
  51. ncbi Iliopsoas hematoma with femoral neuropathy presenting a diagnostic dilemma after spinal decompression
    D E Robinson
    Department of Orthopaedics, Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Musgrove Park, Taunton, England
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:E135-8. 2001
    Case report of an iliopsoas hematoma with femoral neuropathy appearing 8 weeks after a posterior spinal decompression procedure.
  52. ncbi Robotic pursestring technique in low anterior resection
    Leela M Prasad
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, John H Stroger Hospital, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:230-4. 2010
    ..Robotic technology overcomes most of these limitations to simplify the procedure. We describe our technique of controlled rectal transection and robotic purse-string placement by use of the da Vinci Robotic system...
  53. ncbi Spontaneous haematoma of the iliac psoas muscle: a case report and review of the literature
    G Marquardt
    Neurosurgical Clinic, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Schleusenweg 2 16, 60528 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 122:109-11. 2002
    ..We report the rare case of a spontaneous iliac psoas haematoma causing femoral neuropathy in a patient not undergoing anticoagulant treatment or suffering from a coagulopathy...
  54. ncbi Bilateral iliopsoas hematomas under sedation: a complication of postoperative therapy after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Dai Une
    Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Saiseikai Imabari Hospital, Imabari, Ehime 799 1592, Japan
    Acta Med Okayama 64:71-3. 2010
    ..Many patients with an iliopsoas hematoma complain of low-abdominal pain or femoral neuropathy, but such local signs may be absent under sedation...
  55. ncbi Synovial cyst of the hip in a patient with rheumatoid arthritis
    Makoto Kawasaki
    Department of Orthopaedics, Tohoku Rosai Hospital, 4 3 21 Dainohara, Aoba ku, Sendai, Miyagi 981 8563, Japan
    Mod Rheumatol 23:587-92. 2013
    ..arthritis (RA; Steinblocker stage IV, class 4) who had RA onset at 34 years of age had anterior thigh pain, femoral neuropathy and lower abdominal pain...
  56. ncbi Dermatan 4-O-sulfotransferase1 ablation accelerates peripheral nerve regeneration
    Nuray Akyüz
    Center for Molecular Neurobiology Hamburg, University Hospital Hamburg Eppendorf, Martinistrasse 52, D 20246 Hamburg, Germany
    Exp Neurol 247:517-30. 2013
    ..These results suggest that while Chst14 and its enzymatic products might be of limited importance for neural development, they may contribute to the regeneration-restricting environment in the adult mammalian nervous system. ..
  57. ncbi Compressive femoral neuropathy: a rare complication of anticoagulation
    H S Ong
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, 11 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308433
    Singapore Med J 48:e94-5. 2007
    The most common coagulation disorder associated with warfarin use is bleeding, but compressive femoral neuropathy is an unusual presentation. A 63-year-old man with compressive femoral neuropathy from an iliacus haematoma is reported...
  58. ncbi [Schwannoma of the femoral nerve: a rare differential diagnosis of leg pain]
    P Schulte
    Orthopadische Klinik, Universitatsklinikum Essen, Hufelandstr 55, 45147, Essen, Deutschland
    Schmerz 27:312-6. 2013
    ..Schwannomas (neurinomas) are among the most frequent peripheral nerve tumors. Nevertheless, these are seldom located in the lower extremities in association with the femoral nerve...
  59. ncbi Complications of hysterectomy
    Daniel L Clarke-Pearson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 121:654-73. 2013
    ..15%), and total vaginal hysterectomy (0.08%). With an emphasis on optimizing surgical technique, recognition of surgical complications, and timely management, we aim to minimize risk for women undergoing hysterectomy...
  60. ncbi Non-operative management of femoral neuropathy secondary to a traumatic iliacus haematoma in an adolescent
    A Patel
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Alpert School of Medicine, Brown University, 2 Dudley Street, Providence, Rhode Island 02905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Br 90:1380-1. 2008
    ..We present the case of a healthy 15-year-old boy with a femoral neuropathy due to an iliacus haematoma which resolved following conservative treatment.
  61. ncbi A novel approach to the diagnosis and management of meralgia paresthetica
    S A Reza Nouraei
    West London Neuroscience Centre, Charing Cross Hospital, London, United Kingdom
    Neurosurgery 60:696-700; discussion 700. 2007
    ..To review the results of conservative and surgical treatment of meralgia paresthetica (MP), with particular reference to the use of a simple clinical test for diagnosing this condition and the outcome of primary nerve decompression surgery...
  62. ncbi Epithelioid perineurioma: an unusual variant
    S A Haider
    Department of Histopathology, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust, Nottingham, UK
    J Clin Pathol 61:1130-2. 2008
    ....
  63. ncbi Femoral nerve involvement in diabetics
    S Kurt
    Department of Neurology, Gaziosmanpasa University Faculty of Medicine, Tokat, Turkey
    Eur J Neurol 16:375-9. 2009
    ..In this study, the conduction of the femoral nerve has been evaluated in diabetic patients without clinical signs of femoral nerve involvement and in a group of healthy subjects...
  64. ncbi [CT/MRI image characteristics of iliopsoas bursitis in avascular necrosis of femoral head]
    Ennian Gong
    Orthopaedic Hospital of PLA, Beijing, 100039, P R China
    Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi 22:295-8. 2008
    ..To investigate the spectrum of CT and MR imaging and surgical operation findings in iliopsoas bursitis in patients with avascular necrosis of femoral head so as to enhance the diagnostic ability...
  65. ncbi [Cases of femoral nerve palsy after radical prostatectomy]
    Tomoko Inoue
    Department of Anesthesiology, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, 3 39 22 Showa machi, Maebashi 371 8511, Japan
    Masui 57:363-5. 2008
    Although postoperative femoral neuropathy is an uncommon complication occurring after pelvic surgery, we experienced several cases of femoral nerve palsy in patients after radical prostatectomy...
  66. doi Inflammatory pseudotumor associated with femoral nerve palsy following metal-on-metal resurfacing of the hip. A case report
    Robert A E Clayton
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh, Little France Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 4SU, United Kingdom
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:1988-93. 2008
  67. ncbi Femoral mononeuropathy caused by a malignant sarcoma: two case reports
    Patrícia Montoliu
    Department of Animal Medicine and Surgery, Veterinary School, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Barcelona, Spain
    Vet J 178:298-301. 2008
    ..These cases provide the first descriptions of malignant neoplasms other than PNSTs that infiltrate the femoral nerve or its nerve roots and cause unilateral femoral mononeuropathy and lameness of obscure origin...
  68. ncbi [Infiltrations, blocks and neurolysis in musculoskeletal pathology]
    T Bouziane
    Clinique Notre dame de Tournai, avenue Delmée no 9, 7500 Tournai, Belgique
    J Radiol 88:1248-54. 2007
    ..These percutaneous procedures must be performed with maximum patient comfort and cause as little complications as possible. These procedures should be performed by an experienced radiologist after discussion with the treating clinician...
  69. ncbi Meralgia paresthetica due to body armor wear in U.S. soldiers serving in Iraq: a case report and review of the literature
    Matthew V Fargo
    172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, Baghdad, Iraq
    Mil Med 172:663-5. 2007
    ..Although use of protective body armor is proven to be lifesaving, modifications to improve current equipment may help to decrease morbidities such as meralgia paresthetica...
  70. ncbi Giant iliopsoas bursitis: a complication of chronic arthritis
    Claire Louise Murphy
    Department of Rheumatology, St James s Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    J Clin Rheumatol 16:83-5. 2010
    ..We describe the cases of 2 patients, one of whom developed a femoral neuropathy, while the other had marked venous compression of the lower limb resulting from enlargement of the iliopsoas ..
  71. ncbi Conservative treatment of femoral neuropathy following retroperitoneal hemorrhage: a case report and review of literature
    Aliye Tosun
    aClinics of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Ankara Atatürk Education and Research Hospital bDepartment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation cDepartment of Cardiology, Kırıkkale University Faculty of Medicine dClinics of Radiodiagnostics, Ankara Ataturk Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, Turkey
    Blood Coagul Fibrinolysis 25:769-72. 2014
    ..However, minor and major bleeding complications may occur during anticoagulation therapy. Femoral neuropathy secondary to retroperitoneal hematoma is a well known complication of anticoagulant drugs...
  72. ncbi Iatrogenic femoral nerve injury: a systematic review
    Abigail E Moore
    Department of Anatomy, Otago School of Medical Sciences, University of Otago, PO Box 913, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Surg Radiol Anat 33:649-58. 2011
    ..It causes distress and disability and may lead to permanent motor and/or sensory sequelae. The aim of this systematic review was to explore the contemporary spectrum of this injury reported in the literature...
  73. ncbi Management of medically intractable genitofemoral and ilioingunal neuralgia
    Feridun Acar
    Pamukkale University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery, Denizli, Turkey
    Turk Neurosurg 23:753-7. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of invasive procedures in medically intractable genitofemoral and ilioingunal neuralgia...
  74. ncbi Iliopsoas haemorrhage in patients with haemophilia: results from one centre
    C Balkan
    Department of Pediatric Hematology, Ege University School of Medicine, Burova, Izmir, Turkey
    Haemophilia 11:463-7. 2005
    ..In conclusion, pain around the hip joint, femoral neuropathy and hip flexion contracture in a patient with haemophilia should alert the physician to the possibility of ..
  75. ncbi A case report of an uncommon neuropathy: posterior femoral cutaneous neuropathy
    Yasemin Bicer Gomceli
    Ministry of Health Ankara Training and Research Hospital, Department of Neurology, Ankara, Turkey
    Acta Neurol Belg 105:43-5. 2005
    ..While normal response can be obtained easily on the left side; no potential could be obtained from the right...
  76. ncbi [Femoral neuropathy as presentation of psoas iliacus hematoma]
    M Forcano
    An Med Interna 20:594-5. 2003
  77. ncbi Pitfalls in the use of acetabular reinforcement rings in total hip revision
    Rainer Bader
    Orthopaedische Klinik und Poliklinik, Universitaet Rostock, Ulmenstr 44 45, 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Arch Orthop Trauma Surg 125:558-63. 2005
    ..In clinical practice, these implants showed to some extent good long-term results. In the present work pitfalls and complications after the implantation of acetabular reinforcement rings as well as possible solutions are being discussed...
  78. ncbi Motor nerve palsy following primary total hip arthroplasty
    Christopher M Farrell
    Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street S W, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 87:2619-25. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to retrospectively identify risk factors for, and the prognosis associated with, a motor nerve palsy following primary total hip arthroplasty...
  79. ncbi Preliminary results and complications following limited open reduction and percutaneous screw fixation of displaced fractures of the acetabulum
    A J Starr
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, USA
    Injury 32:SA45-50. 2001
    ..Five of the elderly patients have gone on to total hip arthroplasty. The average Harris Hip scores in groups 1 and 2 were 85 and 96, respectively...
  80. ncbi Iliacus muscle rupture with associated femoral nerve palsy after abdominal extension exercises: a case report
    Samuel M Sanders
    NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Sports Med 34:837-9. 2006
  81. ncbi Meralgia paraesthetica following lumbar spine surgery: a study in 110 consecutive surgically treated cases
    A Gupta
    Lilavati Hospital and Research Centre and Shushrusha Citizens Co operative Hospital, Mumbai, India
    Neurol India 52:64-6. 2004
    ..Compression of the nerve by disc hernia, retroperitoneal tumors, and external pressure around the anterior superior iliac spine is common. However, it is not commonly observed after lumbar spinal surgery in prone position...
  82. ncbi [2 cases of paresthetic meralgia of the femoral cutaneous nerve]
    M Ferrà Verdera
    Servicio de Anestesiologia, Reanimacion y Terapeutica del Dolor, Hospital Universitario Son Dureta, Palma de Mallorca
    Rev Esp Anestesiol Reanim 50:154-6. 2003
    ..Oral analgesics can be prescribed if necessary and weight loss is required for obese patients. Surgical ablation of the nerve is a last resort...
  83. ncbi The ultrasonographic appearance of the femoral nerve and cases of iatrogenic impairment
    Hannes Gruber
    Department of Radiology, University Hospital Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
    J Ultrasound Med 22:163-72. 2003
    ..To assess the feasibility of ultrasonography of femoral nerves in a cadaveric specimen, healthy volunteers, and patients...
  84. ncbi [Surgical treatment of meralgia paresthetica: case report]
    Maurus Marques de Almeida Holanda
    Serviço de Neurocirurgia Unineuro, Hospital Santa Isabel, Joao Pessoa, PB, Brasil
    Arq Neuropsiquiatr 61:288-90. 2003
    ..The area of anesthesia generated by this procedure in the distribution of the LFCN tends to shrink with time. This patient achieved excellent outcome following this surgical technique...
  85. ncbi Bilateral variations of the psoas major and the iliacus muscles and presence of an undescribed variant muscle--accessory iliopsoas muscle
    L Jelev
    Department of Anatomy, Histology and Embryology, Medical University Sofia, ul Zdrave 2, BG 1431 Sofia, Bulgaria
    Ann Anat 187:281-6. 2005
    ..The clinical significance of the described variant muscles and their importance as an additional factor in the femoral neuropathy are also a matter of discussion in our report.
  86. ncbi Femoral neuropathy in a dog with iliopsoas muscle injury
    Matthew W Stepnik
    Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27606, USA
    Vet Surg 35:186-90. 2006
    ..To report femoral nerve dysfunction caused by focal iliopsoas muscle injury and treated by performing tenectomy of the muscle insertion...
  87. ncbi Intra-abdominal femoral nerve reconstruction following excision during right hemicolectomy
    M D Barrett
    The Welsh Peripheral Nerve Surgery Unit, The Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery, Morriston Hospital, Swansea SA6 6NL, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 64:1689-92. 2011
    ..We present a case report of complete femoral nerve transection following abdominal surgery and discuss our management...
  88. ncbi Bilateral femoral neuropathy after massive toxic ingestion in a suicide attempt
    Stéphane Mathis
    Department of Neurology, CHU Poitiers, University of Poitiers, Poitiers, France
    Neurologist 18:70-2. 2012
    ..Bilateral femoral nerve injury can occur after various surgical and nonsurgical processes, but has rarely been reported...
  89. ncbi Treatment for meralgia paraesthetica
    Nofal Khalil
    Clinical Neurophysiology, West London Neurosciences Centre, London, UK
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD004159. 2012
    ..We aimed to examine the evidence for the relative efficacy of these interventions. This review was first published in 2008. Searches were updated in 2010 and 2012...
  90. ncbi [Reconstruction of quadriceps femoris muscle function with muscle transfer]
    H Fansa
    Klinik für Plastische, Wiederherstellungs und Asthetische Chirurgie, Handchirurgie, Klinikum Mitte, Bielefeld
    Handchir Mikrochir Plast Chir 42:233-8. 2010
    ..The latter results as typical complication in polio from weakening knee flexion through biceps femoris transfer, if the gastrocnemius muscle is not forceful enough. However in an isolated femoral nerve lesion this will rarely occur...
  91. ncbi Meralgia paresthetica in the pediatric population: a propos of 2 cases
    Daniel Martín Fernández-Mayoralas
    Neuropediatrics Section, Hospital Quiron, C Diego de Velázquez, Pozuelo de Alarcon, Madrid, Spain
    J Child Neurol 25:110-3. 2010
    ..First-line treatment should be conservative, but topiramate may be useful for the treatment of meralgia paresthetica, although broader studies are needed to evaluate its true effectiveness in this pathological condition...
  92. ncbi Isolated posterior femoral cutaneous neuropathy following intragluteal injection
    Jee Eun Kim
    Department of Neurology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea
    Muscle Nerve 40:864-6. 2009
    ..We assessed the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve using an accepted conduction technique. The results showed a normal response on the asymptomatic side, but no response on the symptomatic side...
  93. ncbi [Sequelae of tick-born encephalitis in cases treated in the infection observatory ward of Regional Hospital in Gizycko]
    Maciej Adamski
    Oddział Obserwacyjno Zakaźny Szpitala Powiatowego w Gizycku
    Przegl Epidemiol 57:271-4. 2003
    ..The paper reveals the description of the sequels of tick-born encephalitis among patients treated in Infectious Observatory Ward of Country Hospital in Gizycko during 2000-2002...
  94. ncbi Nerve injuries after neuraxial anaesthesia and their medicolegal implications
    Cynthia A Wong
    Department of Anesthesiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol 24:367-81. 2010
    ..The most common intrinsic obstetric palsy is lateral femoral neuropathy. Palsies of the femoral, obturator, sciatic, common peroneal nerves and lumbosacral plexus have also been ..
  95. ncbi Meralgia paresthetica secondary to lipoma
    Cheng Shyuan Rau
    Department of Neurosurgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Kaohsiung Medical Center, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Hsien, Taiwan
    J Neurosurg Spine 12:103-5. 2010
    ..The authors conclude that lipoma compression can cause MP, and in such cases, total excision of the lipoma may resolve the condition...
  96. ncbi [Meralgia paraesthetica: a report on a series of 140 cases]
    A Martinez-Salio
    Servicio de Neurologia, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Espana
    Rev Neurol 49:405-8. 2009
    ..Meralgia paraesthetica is a pathology that is frequently seen in visits to extra-hospital neurology services. Nevertheless, the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of this condition remain somewhat unclear...
  97. ncbi [Extensive multinodular schwannoma of femoral nerve]
    Klaus Heinrich Bründel
    Facharzt für Allgemeinmedizin, Gütersloh, Germany
    Med Klin (Munich) 97:687-91. 2002
    ..The physical examination showed multiple nodular masses both in the groin and along the thigh that were painful to touch. The remainder of the physical examination was unremarkable...
  98. ncbi Lesion of the femoral nerve caused by a hydatid cyst of the right psoas muscle
    Dragoljub Bilanovic
    Department of Surgery, Medical Centre Bezanijska Kosa, Belgrade, Serbia
    Srp Arh Celok Lek 138:502-5. 2010
    ..All organs in the human body may be affected by hydatid disease, but excluding liver and lungs, all other organs are considered as uncommon locations. Hydatid disease located in the psoas muscle is uncommon...
  99. ncbi Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve impairment after direct anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty
    Tarun Bhargava
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University at Good Samaritan Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Orthopedics 33:472. 2010
    ..Incision position, dissection plane, retractor placement, tension and soft tissue handling, and surgeon experience may affect incidence of injury to the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve...
  100. pmc Meralgia paresthetica, the elusive diagnosis: clinical experience with 14 adult patients
    G K Ivins
    Department of Surgery, Callaway Community Hospital, Fulton, Missouri 65251, USA
    Ann Surg 232:281-6. 2000
    ..To discuss the diagnosis and treatment of meralgia paresthetica as reported in the literature and as experienced by the author...
  101. ncbi [Is the epidural analgesia to blame when it comes to neurological complications following labor?]
    V Dahl
    Anestesiavdelingen, Baerum sykehus, 1306 Baerum postterminal
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 121:1587-90. 2001
    ..One of every four parturient in Norway receives epidural analgesia during labour. Even though epidural analgesia is considered very safe, there is a tendency to blame the epidural whenever there are neurological complications after labour...

Research Grants2

  1. Role of Endogenous Opioid System in the Placebo Effect
    James Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..3) Identify relationships between the magnitude of the placebo response and regional mu opioid receptor availability in a non-painful condition. ..
  2. MECHANISMS OF NEUROPATHIC PAIN
    James Campbell; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These studies will provide a biological rationale for the development of peripheral treatments for neuropathic pain. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..