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Femoral Neuropathy

Disease involving the femoral nerve. The femoral nerve may be injured by ISCHEMIA (e.g., in association with DIABETIC NEUROPATHIES), nerve compression, trauma, COLLAGEN DISEASES, and other disease processes. Clinical features include MUSCLE WEAKNESS or PARALYSIS of hip flexion and knee extension, ATROPHY of the QUADRICEPS MUSCLE, reduced or absent patellar reflex, and impaired sensation over the anterior and medial thigh.
Also Known As:
Femoral Neuritis; Femoral Mononeuropathies; Femoral Nerve Disease; Femoral Neuropathies; Mononeuropathies, Femoral; Nerve Disease, Femoral; Nerve Diseases, Femoral; Neuropathies, Femoral; Femoral Mononeuropathy; Femoral Nerve Diseases; Mononeuropathy, Femoral; Neuropathy, Femoral
Networked: 86 relevant articles (1 outcomes, 0 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hematoma
2. Hemorrhage
3. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma)
4. Paresthesia (Dysesthesia)
5. Paralysis (Palsy)

Experts

1. Kim, Tae Wan: 2 articles (01/2015 - 01/2015)
2. Shon, Won Yong: 2 articles (01/2015 - 01/2015)
3. Kim, Jong Hoon: 2 articles (01/2015 - 01/2015)
4. Singh, Vivek: 2 articles (01/2015 - 01/2015)
5. Lakhotia, Devendra: 2 articles (01/2015 - 01/2015)
6. Demirel, Fuat: 1 article (12/2015)
7. Akyüz, Ece Ünlü: 1 article (12/2015)
8. Kesikburun, Bilge: 1 article (12/2015)
9. Ekşioğlu, Emel: 1 article (12/2015)
10. Çakcı, Aytül: 1 article (12/2015)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Femoral Neuropathy:
1. Heparin (Liquaemin)FDA LinkGeneric
2. AnticoagulantsIBA
3. Warfarin (Coumadin)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Flavin Mononucleotide (FMN)IBA
5. Polymethyl Methacrylate (Sol)IBA
6. Enoxaparin (Lovenox)FDA LinkGeneric
7. Urokinase-Type Plasminogen Activator (Urokinase)FDA Link
8. StreptokinaseFDA Link
9. Glucose (Dextrose)FDA LinkGeneric
10. Factor VIII (Coagulation Factor VIII)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Surgical Decompression
2. Kidney Transplantation
3. Arthroplasty
4. Hysterectomy
5. Decompression