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Definition of the noun meralgia

What does meralgia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. pain in the thigh
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic words: hurting / pain = a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder

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Google previewProgressive Medicine (1900)

A Quarterly Digest of Advances, Discoveries, and Improvements in the Medical and Surgical Sciences by Hobart Amory Hare

Paresthetic Meralgia means disturbance of sensation in the external cutaneous nerve of the thigh, this disturbance consisting of burning, tingling, numbness, subjective pain, and alteration of objective sensation — all in the distribution of the ...

Google previewText-book of Nervous Diseases (1921)

For the Use of Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Charles Loomis Dana

When these nerves are subject to a lesser irritation, causing sensations of numbness and pricking along the thigh, the condition is called meralgia. In true neuralgia, the patient complains of pain in the front of the knee and the anterior and ...

Google previewText-book of Nervous Diseases and Psychiatry (1904)

For the Use of Students and Practitioners of Medicine by Charles Loomis Dana

When these nerves are subject to a lesser irritation, causing sensations of numbness and pricking along the thigh, the condition is called meralgia. In true neuralgia, the patient complains of pain in the front of the knee and the anterior and ...

Google previewGeneral Surgery (1903)

Roth-Bernard's meralgia is a disease with anesthesia, paresthesia, 'and pain in the ...

Google previewNervous and mental diseases (1919)

by Archibald Church

The condition is called meralgia paresthetica and may be due to defective return circulation associated with varicose veins and hemorrhoids. It is usually a neuritis and the nerve has been found thickened at the point where it crosses the pelvic ...

Google previewThe Diagnostics of internal medicine (1901)

by Glentworth Reeve Butler

Meralgia is a condition in which numbness and pricking is felt along the thigh. It is due to a lesser irritation of the long lumbar branches, and is a mild form of femoral neuralgia. The pain in true femoral neuralgia is in the front of the knee and the ...

Google previewYear Book of General Surgery (1903)

Roth- Bernard's meralgia is a disease with anesthesia, paresthesia, and pain in the region of the external cutaneous nerve, but only while the patient is walking or stand. ing, ...

Google previewScottish Medical and Surgical Journal (1898)

Usually paraesthetic meralgia is a local trouble, but diabetes has been noted in one case and tabes in four. Haemorrhoids, varicose veins, and obesity are pretty frequently present. The condition usually begins in a very small area and ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Medica (1901)

by Chalmers Watson

Meralgia Paraesthetica A few years ago Bernhardt drew attention to a rare affection, characterised by paresthesia, in the distribution of the external cutaneous nerve of the thigh. The patients complain of numbness, tingling or aching sensation, ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary (1922)

by William Alexander Newman Dorland

meralgia paras- thetica. Roth-Bernhardt d., meralgia paraes- thetica. Rummo's d., downward displacement of ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

meralgia /meralމjƝāۑ/>Gk, mƝros, thigh, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Paranoiaca (2013)

by Henry Beard, Christopher Cerf

com that if you're in an ac- cident while you're wearing a tightened seat belt, you could develop a condition called meralgia paresthetica, or as it's more popularly known, “tingling thigh syndrome.

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

meralgia /miral′′jə/ [Gk, meros, ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

iridocorneal mesodermal dysgenesis frenum erosion dysautonomia toxic epidermal necrolysis hidrocystoma ocular onchocerciasis acute yellow atrophy of liver facial hemiatrophy erysipeloid meralgia paresthetica meralgia paresthetíca 225 ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety: The body, health care, management and policy, tools and approaches (1998)

by Jeanne Mager Stellman

Meralgia paresthetica Meralgia ftaresthetica belongs to the entrapment disorders, and the cause is probably an entrapment of the nervus cutaneus femoris later- alis where the nerve comes out between muscles and fasciae above the edge of ...

Google previewBlack's Medical Dictionary (2005)

by Bloomsbury Publishing

Meralgia. Paraesthetica. A condition characterised by pain and PARAESTHESIA on the front and outer aspect of the thigh. It is more common in men than in women, and the victims are usually middleaged, overweight and out of condition.

Google previewGreen's Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine and Surgery (1908)

by John William Ballantyne

Meralgia paraesthetica ; sensations of numbness, with hyperesthesia, in the region of the thigh supplied by the external cutaneous nerve ...

Google previewChurchill Livingstone Medical Dictionary (2008)

by Chris Brooker

meralgia paraesthetica pain, tingling and numbness felt over the lateral surface of the thigh.

Google previewA Pocket Medical Dictionary (1911)

Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the Principal Words Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by George Milbry Gould

Meralgia, mer-al' -je-ah. Neuralgia in the thigh. Mercap'tan. Any alcohol containing sulphur in place of oxygen. Mercauro, tner-kaw'-ro. An alterative compound of the bromids of gold, arsenic, and mercury, used in syphilis and scrofula.

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

meralgia (mer-al' -ji-a): Pain in the thigh.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of Sports Medicine: An IOC Medical Commission Publication, Women in Sport (2008)

by Barbara L. Drinkwater

Meralgia paraesthetica, injury to the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, has been reported in two gymnasts, presumably from repetitive striking against the uneven bars (Macgregor & Moncur, 1977). Similar repetitive injury is possible involving ...

Google previewDictionary of Rheumatology (2015)

by Jozef Rovenský, Juraj Payer, Manfred Herold

Meralgia paresthetica A clinical syndrome of burning pain, pins and needles and ...

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