lateral femoral cutaneous nerve


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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.

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.

lateral femoral cutaneous nerve

A sensory nerve that originates from the lumbar plexus and is composed of axons from spinal cord segments L2–L3. It runs into the lower limb by passing under the inguinal ligament, and it innervates skin on the anterior and lateral surfaces of the thigh.
See also: nerve
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Hence the injectate primarily spread perineurally around the anterior rami of spinal nerves L4-S1, the lumbosacral trunk and the obturator nerve inside the PPC, around the femoral and lateral femoral cutaneous nerves inside the RPSC, or around no nerves inside the RC.
In our case, it is unlikely that spread occurred to the epidural space, because the signs were unilateral and the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve was not involved.
This condition may respond to an injection of corticosteroid adjacent to the anterior superior iliac spine near the emergence of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. (10) In cases of suspected sacroiliac joint dysfunction, manipulative therapy was shown to provide short-term improvement.
There was no difference in complications between the 2 groups, except for lateral femoral cutaneous nerve palsy (p < 0.001) and periprosthetic fracture (p = 0.049).
The anterior portal penetrates the sartorius, rectus femoris, and anterior joint capsule and lies an average of 3 mm from branches of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. (41) Typically, this nerve has branched before the portal insertion site, and due to anatomical variability could be distal, proximal, medial, or lateral to the portal; however, care must be taken given its subcutaneous position.