femoral neuropathy


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femoral neuropathy

; proximal motor neuropathy; diabetic amyotrophy motor neuropathy with sensory loss within femoral nerve distribution; characterized by quadriceps atrophy persisting for up to 18 months; may present at start of insulin therapy
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Kuruvilla A, Kuruttukulam G, Bimal F Femoral neuropathy following cardiac catheterization for balloon mitral valvotomy.
Proximal neuropathy, sometimes called lumbosacral plexus neuropathy, femoral neuropathy, or diabetic amyotrophy, starts with pain in either the thighs, hips, buttocks, or legs, usually on one side of the body.
Women were nearly four times as likely to have vascular complications, including iliac and femoral dissections, retroperitoneal bleeding, and femoral neuropathy.