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What is the definition or description of: meralgia paresthetica?

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Dentistry - Cosmetic
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In brief: Nerve Compression

Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in the outer part of your thigh.
The cause of meralgia paresthetica is compression of the nerve that supplies sensation to the skin surface of your thigh. See: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/meralgia-paresthetica/ds00914.

In brief: Nerve Compression

Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in the outer part of your thigh.
The cause of meralgia paresthetica is compression of the nerve that supplies sensation to the skin surface of your thigh. See: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/meralgia-paresthetica/ds00914.
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