meralgia paraesthetica

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me·ral·gi·a par·a·es·thet·i·ca

(mĕ-ral'jē-ă par'ă-es-thet'i-kă)
Tingling, formication, itching, and other forms of paresthesia in the outer side of the lower part of the thigh in the area of distribution of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve; there may be pain, but the skin is usually hypesthetic to the touch.
Synonym(s): Bernhardt disease.

meralgia paraesthetica

Pain and numbness over the front and side of the thigh due to entrapment of the sensory nerve to the part (lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh) by the INGUINAL LIGAMENT.

Bernhardt,

Martin, German neurologist, 1844-1915.
Bernhardt disease - tingling, formication, itching, and other forms of paresthesia in the outer side of the lower thigh in the area of distribution of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. Synonym(s): Bernhardt-Roth syndrome; meralgia paraesthetica; Roth-Bernhardt disease; Roth disease
Bernhardt-Roth syndrome - Synonym(s): Bernhardt disease
Roth-Bernhardt disease - Synonym(s): Bernhardt disease