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meralgia

 [mĕ-ral´jah]
pain in the thigh.
meralgia paresthe´tica a condition of numbness and tingling on the anterolateral aspect of the thigh, rarely accompanied by pain; it is due to entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the inguinal ligaments.

me·ral·gi·a

(me-ral'jē-ă),
Pain in the thigh; specifically, meralgia paresthetica.
[G. mēros, thigh, + algos, pain]

meralgia

/me·ral·gia/ (mĕ-ral´jah) pain in the thigh.
meralgia paresthe´tica  paresthesia, pain, and numbness in the outer surface of the thigh due to entrapment of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the inguinal ligament.

meralgia

[miral′jə]
Etymology: Gk, meros, thigh, algos, pain
the presence of pain in the thigh.

me·ral·gi·a

(mĕr-al'jē-ă)
Pain in the thigh; specifically, meralgia paresthetica.
[G. mēros, thigh, + algos, pain]
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Studies have shown people who wear tight jeans can suffer from a problem called meralgia paresthetica - the compression of a nerve through the thigh which can cause a tingling and burning sensation.
Tight clothing can cause Tingling Thigh Syndrome, meralgia paresthetica, by compressing the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve.
A novel approach to the diagnosis and management of meralgia paresthetica.
This causes meralgia paresthetica, or "tingly thighs" - an uncomfortable shooting pain down your leg.
The condition - Meralgia Paresthetica - even sounds made up.