lateral cutaneous nerve of thigh

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lat·er·al cu·ta·ne·ous nerve of thigh

[TA]
arises from the lumbar plexus, conveying fibers from the second and third lumbar nerves, supplies the skin of the anterolateral and lateral surfaces of the thigh.
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lat·er·al cu·ta·ne·ous nerve of thigh

(lat'ĕr-ăl kyū-tā'nē-ŭs nĕrv thī) [TA]
Arises from the lumbar plexus, conveying fibers from the second and third lumbar nerves, supplies the skin of the anterolateral and lateral surfaces of the thigh.
Synonym(s): lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, nervus cutaneus femoris lateralis.
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Meralgia paresthetica, a painful mononeuropathy of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN), can result from injury, compression or mechanical irritation of the latter.
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