Pathology of ilioinguinal neuropathy produced by mesh entrapment: Case report and literature review

Jonathan P. Miller, F. Acar, V. B. Kaimaktchiev, S. H. Gultekin, K. J. Burchiel

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Abstract

Ilioinguinal neuropathy is a well-described complication of mesh inguinal herniorrhaphy. We report the first human case, to our knowledge, of ilioinguinal nerve mesh entrapment with neuropathological changes that suggest an inflammatory cause for this chronic pain syndrome.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)213-216
Number of pages4
JournalHernia
Volume12
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2008

Keywords

  • Herniorrhaphy
  • Ilioinguinal neuropathy
  • Inflammation
  • Mesh

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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