How is lateral femoral cutaneous nerve entrapment diagnosed?

Updated: Oct 15, 2019
  • Author: Minoo Hadjari Hollis, MD; Chief Editor: Thomas M DeBerardino, MD  more...
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Diagnosis of this entrapment, like that of other lower-extremity nerve entrapments, may be based on an injection of local anesthetic near the inguinal ligament or the ASIS. Spontaneous recovery usually is expected.


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