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One patient presented with new onset dysaesthesia in the distribution of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve of the opposite leg after hip replacement surgery and was excluded from further analysis.
I consider it important to emphasize that meralgia paresthetica (MP) is not necessarily a "benign" entrapment neuropathy of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve at the anterior superior iliac spine.
Injury to the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve is usually felt on the lateral and posterolateral thigh.
Twelve hours later the patient demonstrated complete femoral, obturator and sciatic nerve blockade (including motor block) (the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve was not involved).