Entrapment of the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve and its inferior cluneal branches: anatomical basis of surgery for inferior cluneal neuralgia

Entrapment of the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve and its inferior cluneal branches: anatomical... Surg Radiol Anat (2017) 39:859–863 DOI 10.1007/s00276-017-1825-z ANATOMIC BASES OF MEDICAL, RADIOLOGICAL AND SURGICAL TECHNIQUES Entrapment of the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve and its inferior cluneal branches: anatomical basis of surgery for inferior cluneal neuralgia 1 1 1 1 Stéphane Ploteau  · Céline Salaud  · Antoine Hamel  · Roger Robert   Received: 19 May 2016 / Accepted: 26 January 2017 / Published online: 24 February 2017 © Springer-Verlag France 2017 Abstract investigated, in the form of a constant fibrous expansion, Purpose The apparent failure of pudendal nerve surgery which, like a retinaculum, can cause nerve entrapment. in some patients has led us to suggest the possibility of entrapment of other adjacent nerve structures, leading to Keywords Surgical · Operative technique · Posterior the concept of inferior cluneal neuralgia. Via its numerous femoral cutaneous nerve · Cluneal · Neuralgia · collateral branches, the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve Transgluteal approach innervates a very extensive territory including the posterior surface of the thigh, the infragluteal fold, the skin over the ischial tuberosity, but also the lateral anal region, scrotum Introduction or labium majus via its perineal branch. Methods We described the pathophysiological features of The apparent failure of pudendal nerve surgery in some cluneal neuralgia, the surgical technique and our prelimi- patients [7] has led us http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy Springer Journals

Entrapment of the posterior femoral cutaneous nerve and its inferior cluneal branches: anatomical basis of surgery for inferior cluneal neuralgia

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Springer Paris
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag France
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Imaging / Radiology; Orthopedics; Anatomy
ISSN
0930-1038
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1279-8517
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10.1007/s00276-017-1825-z
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