There is typically weakness of the quadriceps muscles leading to loss of strength in hip flexion and knee extension. This may cause difficulty walking or climbing stairs. Symptoms also include pain, medial thigh and calf numbness, and reduced or absent patellar reflex.
Prognosis depends on the extent and etiology of the injury, but patients can have full recovery over a period of months.
G58.8 – Other specified mononeuropathies
25690000 – Femoral neuropathy
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