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Anatomical variation of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve : A case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  21208836     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We describe a rare anatomical variation of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) in a 29-year old female patient discovered during a surgical decompression of the LFCN for meralgia paresthetica. Anatomical variations of the LFCN must always be considered at the time of surgery to maximize success rate and avoid nerve damage during surgical dissection.
Authors:
G Dimitropoulos; J Schaepkens van Riempst; P Schertenleib
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-1-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of plastic, reconstructive & aesthetic surgery : JPRAS     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1878-0539     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-1-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101264239     Medline TA:  J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2010 British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Plastic Surgery Department, Centre Hospitalier du Centre du Valais, Hospital of Sierre, Rue St. Charles 14, CH- 3960 Sierre, Switzerland.
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