Nerve entrapment lesions
Different nerve entrapments of the lower limb exist: sciatic, pudendal, superior and inferior gluteal, obturator, femoral, lateral femoral cutaneous, ilioinguinal, iliohypogastric and genitofemoral nerves.
A comprehensive history, clinical examination and special investigations are necessary to make the correct diagnosis.
Conservative treatment usually improves symptoms. If the symptoms are disabling or not responding to conservative treatment surgery may be considered.