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Femoral Nerve MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Femoral Nerve
Tree Number(s)
A08.800.800.720.450.250
Unique ID
D005267
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005267
Annotation
dis = FEMORAL NEUROPATHY; neopl = FEMORAL NEUROPATHY (IM) + PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM NEOPLASMS (IM) + histol type of neopl (IM); posterior femoral cutaneous nerve: index under PERIPHERAL NERVES
Scope Note
A nerve originating in the lumbar spinal cord (usually L2 to L4) and traveling through the lumbar plexus to provide motor innervation to extensors of the thigh and sensory innervation to parts of the thigh, lower leg, and foot, and to the hip and knee joints.
NLM Classification #
WL 400
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1999/11/05
Femoral Nerve Preferred
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