Meralgia Paresthetica Symptoms & Signs
Meralgia paresthetica is an entrapment (pinching) of the nerve (the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve) that supplies sensation to the outer portion of the thigh. Meralgia paresthetica is also known as lateral femoral cutaneous nerve syndrome. Signs and symptoms of meralgia paresthetica include a sensation of tingling, pain, burning, or numbness in the distribution of the involved nerve, the outer part of the front of the thigh.
Symptoms may get worse when walking or standing.