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Intrapartum obturator neuropathy diagnosed after cesarean delivery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20306064     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Several postpartum neurologic injuries have been described in detail, while obturator nerve injuries are rarely reported. We report a woman who had weakness of the right leg and groin pain after cesarean delivery under general anesthesia. Obturator neuropathy was confirmed by electromyography and no compressive lesion of the nerve was seen on magnetic resonance imaging. The patient was treated conservatively and followed until she recovered fully.
Bo Young Hong; Young Jin Ko; Hye Won Kim; Seong Hoon Lim; Ye Rim Cho; Jong In Lee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2010-03-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  282     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gynecol. Obstet.     Publication Date:  2010 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-08-04     Completed Date:  2010-11-29     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  349-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cesarean Section*
Electric Stimulation Therapy
Exercise Therapy
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Obturator Nerve*
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases / diagnosis*,  therapy

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