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Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Block

  • Natsuko Oji
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Abstract

The lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) is a sensory nerve. An LFCN block is effective for lateral femoral pain.

Keywords

Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve Meralgia paresthetica Ultrasound-guided nerve block 

References

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    Patijn J, Mekhail N, Hayek S, Lataster A, van Kleef M, Van Zundert J. Meralgia paresthetica. Pain Pract. 2011;11(3):302–8.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Gray H. Anatomy of the human body. Philadelphia: Lea & Febiger; 1918.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Japan KK, part of Springer Nature 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Natsuko Oji
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  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiologyNagasaki Rosai HospitalSaseboJapan

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