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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]

me·ral·gi·a

(mĕr-al'jē-ă)
Pain in the thigh; specifically, meralgia paresthetica.
[G. mēros, thigh, + algos, pain]
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What you are describing is indeed most consistent with meralgia paresthetica.
La meralgia parestesica es favorecida por el embarazo, la obesidad, la diabetes y ciertas posiciones.
"This disorder is called meralgia paresthetica and it's a disorder that occurs when one of the nerves that runs in the outer part of a thigh gets compressed.
Meralgia paresthetica: diagnosis and management strategies.
We appreciate the comments and additional information regarding meralgia paresthetica (MP) presented by Dr Ivanez.
Volchek, "Relieving symptoms of meralgia paresthetica using kinesio taping: a pilot study," Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol.
Traumatic or compressive pathologies including focal nerve lesions (33, 34), brachial plexus lesions/nerve root avulsion (35, 36, 37), meralgia paresthetica (34), or nervous system lesions from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) (38) or surgery (16) are visible in the presence or absence of SEP components.
Long thoracic nerve, suprascapular nerve, sciatic and femoral nerve entrapment neuropathies, tarsal tunnel syndrome, Morton's neuroma, Meralgia paresthetica, and peroneal nerve neuropathy were the least common focal neuropathies (less than 1%) (Table 4).
Complications associated with autologus iliac crest bone harvest include; acute and chronic pain, infection, meralgia paraesthetica and pelvic fractures2-4.