LFCN

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Related to Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve: Meralgia paresthetica
AcronymDefinition
LFCNLateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve
LFCNLateral Femoral Cutaneous Neuropathy (neurology)
LFCNLigue Française contre les Neurofibromatoses
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Anatomical course of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve and its susceptibility to compression and injury.
Table 3: Number of subjects with sensory blockade of the dermatomes Th12/S3 and the skin area innervated by the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve after ultrasound/MRI fusion guided (n = 26) versus ultrasound guided (n = 26) lumbosacral plexus blockade with the Suprasacral Parallel Shift technique.
Incidence of lateral femoral cutaneous nerve neuropraxia after anterior approach hip arthroplasty.
Within this compartment, the lumber plexus, the ventral ramus of the sacral plexus, iliohypogastric nerve, ilioinguinal nerve, genitofemoral nerve, lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, femoral nerve, obturator nerve, and parts of the sciatic nerve pass through7.
The most common, and most likely explanation for your history, is lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy, or what is referred to as "meralgia paresthetica." The lateral femoral cutaneous nerve is formed in the mid-pelvic from several upper branches of nerve roots in the lower back, specifically from the L2, L3, and L4 nerve roots.