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Meralgia paraesthetica

Patient Positioning

Patient supine, leg may be in slight external rotation.

Probe Positioning

Place the transducer on almost transverse planes over the anterior superior iliac spine. 


note: perineural infiltration of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve

Note: Patient with meralgia paraesthetica due to recurrent local compression with hypoechoic swelling of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. 

asis: anterior superior iliac spine