Case report: Femoral neuropathy with conduction block

Published:April 13, 2019DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jns.2019.04.018
      Femoral neuropathy with conduction block is uncommon. It has been reported due to stretch injury, compression from hematoma [
      • Andreani L.
      • Nucci A.M.
      • Giuntoli M.
      • Lisanti M.
      Compressive femoral neuropathy associated with Iliopsoas hematoma complicating hip Hemiarthroplasty: a case report.
      ], complications from surgery [
      • Petchprapa C.
      • Rosenberg Z.
      • Sconfienza L.
      • et al.
      MRI imaging of Entrapement neuropathies of the lower extremity. Part 1. The pelvis and hip.
      ], and other lesions [
      • Kang E.H.
      • Lee E.B.
      • Im C.H.
      • et al.
      A case of femoral compressive neuropathy in AL amyloidosis.
      ,
      • Stewart J.D.
      Focal Peripheral Neuropathies.
      ] To our knowledge, there has not been a report of conduction block in the femoral nerve due to drug overdose. We report such a case in an adolescent male.

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