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Tingling & painful sensation in the lateral region of the thigh may occur in the older, overweight individual as a result of a bulging abdomen, compressing a nerve beneath the inguinal ligament. Which of the following nerve is most likely involved (AIIMS Nov 2014)
|A||Anterior femoral cutaneous|
|B||Femoral branch of genitofemoral|
|D||Lateral femoral cutaneous|
Ans. D Lateral femoral cutaneous
The clinical entity is called as Meralgia paraesthetica, which might happen in pregnant ladies or type-II diabetes mellitus. Both the categories present with bulging abdomen.