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Ann Clin Neurophysiol > Volume 9(1); 2007 > Article
Ann Clin Neurophysiol. 2007; 9(1): 33-35.
[Case Report] A Case of Meralgia Paresthetica caused by A Huge Renal Cyst
Tae-Yong Kim, Jae-Hyuk Kim, Su-Hyun Kim, Eun-Kwang Lim, Yeong-Bae Lee, and Dong-Jin Shin
Copyright © 2007 The Korean Society of Clinical Neurophysiology
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Meralgia paresthetica (MP) is a benign entrapment neuropathy which is characterized by sensory impairment and paresthesia in the cutaneous distribution of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. A 79-year-old woman presented with intermittent right inguinal burning sensation. The sensory nerve conduction study (NCS) showed decreased right sidesensory nerve action potential (SNAP) on lateral femoral cutaneous nerve compared to the contralateral one. Abdomino-pelvic CT showed bilateral huge renal cysts (The size of largest one on right side: about 6.2
Key words: Meralgia paresthetica, Lateral femoral cutaneous neuropathy, Renal cyst
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