Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Entrapment

What type of nerve entrapment is lateral femoral cutaneous nerve entrapment?

Sensory mononeuropathy.

Where does it most commonly occur?

The nerve passes to the thigh through a tunnel formed by the lateral attachment of the inguinal ligament and the anterior superior iliac spine.

How can the causes of the entrapment be categorised?

The entrapment causes may be intrapelvic, extrapelvic or mechanical.