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250 Possible Causes for Anterior Thigh Pain

  • Femoral Neuropathy

    History A 67-year-old black woman presented one year prior to admission to this institution with left distal anterior thigh pain and left hip pain with an event of giving[] Radiography had detected destructive changes in her hip joint associated with her bursitis, and she had reported some paresthesia along the left anterior distal thigh.[] Femoral nerve damage causes severe pain in the buttock and upper anterior thigh and lower inner leg pain. This page was updated by Dr Barrie Lewis on 29th October, 2018.[]

  • Meralgia Paresthetica

    The pain was located in the anterior thigh and radiated to the medial knee. That area was also painful to the touch.[] The condition, known as meralgia paresthetica, is characterized by a burning pain in the anterior and lateral portions of the thigh.[] Meralgia paresthetica: a long-standing performance-limiting cause of anterior thigh pain in a soccer player. Am J Sports Med . 2003; 31(5):787-789. Ahsan MR, Curtin J.[]

  • Femoral Neck Fracture

    Risks of cementless arthroplasty include femoral fracture, prosthesis subsidence, and anterior thigh pain.[]

  • Femoral Neck Stress Fracture

    thigh pain and the early signs of mild pain at the extremes of hip motion are non-specific and subtle and therefore the diagnosis requires a high index of clinical suspicion[] In these locations they may present with anterior thigh pain, vague thigh pain, and diffuse tenderness (Fig. 13).[] Because of the pain, the patient had to decrease her training mileage. The pain worsened over 3 months and radiated into groin and anterior thigh.[]

  • Myositis

    Following acute injury the following signs & symptoms may be noted [8] : Anterior thigh pain Sharp pain during activity (particularly when kicking, jumping, or changing directions[] Swelling;-Localised swelling on the anterior thigh or in some cases it may be in the whole limb.[] ;-Aching type of pain lasting for more time than in case of a simple muscle contusion.[]

  • Anterior Thigh Pain

    Idiopathic anterior thigh pain is more common in non-canal-filling prostheses.[] This case highlights the importance of considering retroperitoneal pathology in the differential diagnosis of anterior thigh pain and weakness.[] Anterior thigh pain is a much-misunderstood condition.[]

  • Synovial Cyst

    A 67-year-old woman with rheumatoid arthritis (RA; Steinblocker stage IV, class 4) who had RA onset at 34 years of age had anterior thigh pain, femoral neuropathy and lower[] An 87-year-old man presented with severe dull pain in the right anterior thigh.[] Sometimes she had burning in the lower calf and the medial thigh area, and other times she experienced shooting pain from the right knee up to the anterior thigh and down[]

  • Zoledronic Acid

    A 68-year-old female patient admitted to our clinic with right anterior thigh pain ongoing for six months and which increased in last two months.[]

  • Ehrlichia Chaffeensis

    Bilateral anterior thigh pain may indicate bacteremia (Louria's Sign).[] We present a case of Ehrlichiosis due to Ehrlichia chaffeensis whose predominant presenting symptom was localized bilateral anterior thigh pain.[]

  • Diabetic Amyotrophy

    thigh pain, weakness, and atrophy; one type of diabetic polyradiculopathy.[] By Aziz Shaibani, MD, FACP, FAAN, FANA A 55-year-old diabetic woman presented with subacute severe right pelvis and anterior thigh pain that was followed by weakness of bilateral[] thigh pain, weakness, and atrophy; of abrupt or gradual onset and, when bilateral, of simultaneous or sequential onset, and usually asymmetric; one type of diabetic polyradiculopathy[]

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