ilioinguinal nerve


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il·i·o·in·gui·nal nerve

[TA]
terminal branch, with the iliohypogastric nerve, the first lumbar nerve, passes through the inguinal canal and superficial inguinal ring to supply the skin of the upper medial thigh, mons pubis, and scrotum or labia majora.
Synonym(s): nervus ilioinguinalis [TA]

il·i·o·in·gui·nal nerve

(il'ē-ō-ing'gwi-năl nĕrv) [TA]
Arises from the first lumbar nerve, passes through the inguinal canal and superficial inguinal ring to supply the skin of the upper medial thigh, mons pubis, and scrotum or labium majus.
Synonym(s): nervus ilioinguinalis [TA] .

ilioinguinal nerve

A sensory nerve originating in the lumbar plexus and composed of axons from spinal cord segment L1. It runs with the spermatic cord (in males) or the round ligament (in females) through the internal inguinal ring to the skin of the scrotum or labium majus. It innervates the skin of the proximal and medial thigh and of the scrotum or labium majus.
See also: nerve
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Ilioinguinal nerve blockade with or without epinephrine for analgesia after caesarean section.
On the other hand, trocars placed 2 cm above the transverse line connecting the right and left ASIS would appear to minimize injury to the iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal nerves.
Planned ilioinguinal nerve excision for prevention of chronic pain after inguinal hernia repair: a meta-analysis.
While lifting the cord, the ilioinguinal nerve was identified, the whole nerve was excised as far lateral to the deep ring as possible with the cut ends left alone without implantation into muscle or ligation.
Ultrasound-guided serial ilioinguinal nerve blocks for management of chronic groin pain secondary to ilioinguinal neuralgia in adolescents.
These include the intercostal nerves (T7-T11), the subcostal nerve (T12), and the iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal nerves (L1).
Additionally, the spinal nerves, comprising T11 (the 11th intercostal nerve), T12 (the subcostal nerve), and L1 (iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal nerves) were localized, and the staining of these nerves was evaluated.
The L1 spinal nerve divides into the iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal nerves, which innervate the skin of the gluteal region behind the lateral cutaneous branches of T12, the hypogastric region, the upper medial part of the thigh, and the genital area [25].
The iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal nerves are also at risk for injury with laterally placed trocars through direct trauma or nerve entrapment.
Nerves that respond well to freezing include the ilioinguinal nerves, intercostal nerves and superficial femoral nerves.
The goal of orchiectomy is to relieve orchialgia by releasing the entrapped ipsilateral genitofemoral and/or ilioinguinal nerves. One study determined that 90% of men who underwent unilateral epididymectomy for chronic orchialgia required an orchiectomy to resolve pain.
Knowledge of the variations in the course of the iliohypogastric and ilioinguinal nerves is of practical clinical importance.