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Related to genitofemoral: ilioinguinal


pertaining to the genitalia and the thigh.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.


Relating to the genitalia and the thigh; denoting the genitofemoral nerve.
Synonym(s): genitocrural
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Relating to the genitalia and the thigh; denoting the genitofemoral nerve.
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The abdominal part is on the medial border of the psoas muscle fascia over the genitofemoral nerve.
Cohen and Foster first described the use of pRF directed to the genitofemoral, ilioinguinal, and iliohypogastric nerves in 3 patients with groin and testicular pain (53) (Level of evidence 4, Grade C).
Routine removal of the ilioinguinal and iliohypogastric nerves and genitofemoral nerves during this procedure is recommended to prevent neuropathic pain that may occur after the procedure (16).
There was 1 obturator nerve injury in the LRH group and 2 genitofemoral nerve injuries in the ARH group resulting in thigh motor deficiency and severe chronic pain, respectively.
In the description of the original technique for the placement of bilayer patch device (Ethicon, Prolen Hernia System[R], PHS), which is a three-dimensional double layer device, the connector of the PHS has a role of a 'plug in', which is positioned in internal inguinal ring, very close to the spermatic cord and in contact with the genital branch of genitofemoral nerve, ilioinguinal nerve, and sympathetic nerves (testicular plexus)(1,2).
The spermatic cord begins at the deep inguinal ring and descends vertically into the scrotum; the spermatic cord contains the vas deferens, testicular artery, cremasteric artery, deferential artery, pampiniform plexuses, genitofemoral nerve, and lymphatic vessels.
Pain may radiate to the proximal thigh, perineum, lower abdomen, inguinal ligament, or testicles as a result of irritation of the ilioinguinal, genitofemoral, or obturator nerves.