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Disease Femoral Neuropathy

Name Femoral Neuropathy
Synonyms Femoral Mononeuropathies | Femoral Mononeuropathy | Femoral Nerve Disease | Femoral Nerve Diseases | Femoral Neuritis | Femoral Neuropathies | Mononeuropathies, Femoral | Mononeuropathy, Femoral | Nerve Disease, Femoral | Nerve Diseases, Femoral | Neuropathies, Femoral | Neuropathy, Femoral
Definition Disease involving the femoral nerve. The femoral nerve may be injured by ISCHEMIA (e.g., in association with DIABETIC NEUROPATHIES), nerve compression, trauma, COLLAGEN DISEASES, and other disease processes. Clinical features include MUSCLE WEAKNESS or PARALYSIS of hip flexion and knee extension, ATROPHY of the QUADRICEPS MUSCLE, reduced or absent patellar reflex, and impaired sensation over the anterior and medial thigh.
Categories Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D020428
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DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neuromuscular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Peripheral Nervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Mononeuropathies Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Femoral Neuropathy Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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